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Windows 7: How to check the proof of ownership of W7 (Retail) License

11 Sep 2013   #1
mjb

Windows 7 & XP
 
 
How to check the proof of ownership of W7 (Retail) License

Hi, if I have bought a windows 7 license key (retail version)
is there a way to proof / register the ownership of the License Key at microsoft.
Can my name be appeared/ be checked on the Microsoft website?

I purchase a License Key Online / Digital,
therefore there is no printed document identify the proof of ownership.


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11 Sep 2013   #2
mjb

Windows 7 & XP
 
 

I have found this useful information which explains the proof of license (proof of ownership of the license)
SAM Briefs
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11 Sep 2013   #3
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

There are only three sources of legal (retail or OEM) Keys-with-download IN THE WORLD
1) Microsoft
2) Dell
3) Hewlett Packard.

ALL OTHERS ARE COUNTERFEIT.

Demand a refund, and report them to Microsoft Piracy.
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11 Sep 2013   #4
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
There are only three sources of legal (retail or OEM) Keys-with-download IN THE WORLD
1) Microsoft
2) Dell
3) Hewlett Packard.

ALL OTHERS ARE COUNTERFEIT.

Demand a refund, and report them to Microsoft Piracy.
Can you back that up?
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11 Sep 2013   #5
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

I was told in a thread on the MS WGA forums by an MS WGA specialist staffer that, so far as he knew that was the case.
I'll try and find the thread.
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