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Windows 7: Lost Windows 7 (Vaio)

26 Nov 2011   #11

win 7 ( 64 bit)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by el7 View Post
Corazon is right. These are official iso-s and without the proper key and validate it wont work. I do not see a reason this to be illegal.
i didn't about the official iso-s (learn something new every day). anyway i'd still try returning it .


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26 Nov 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS

I agree again! :)

An OS disk is an OS disk.
In my opinion it only becomes illegal for the
dodgy brothers installers using WAT remover
and other tools in this vain.
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27 Nov 2011   #13

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scrooge View Post
is it under Warranty ? if so i'd take it back and have them fix it for you.
other then that you'll have to buy a new copy of windows.
It's NOT necessary to buy a new license.
go to the Sony Website, and order a set of Recovery disks for the machne - they're usually aorund $50.

OR borrow or download a Retail install for the licensed version of Windows (check the COA sticker for details), and use the Key on the COA sticker for installation.
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27 Nov 2011   #14

Windows 7 64bit home

The store wont accept it as I already told them what I did with my HDD (tried to recover my files and used a enclosure usb and other tools on the HDD).
I already downloaded the official iso, I will do a clean installation (on my brand new WD 640 HDD :) and activate my OS over the phone using my COS. If any problems I will let you know.

Thanks again.
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