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Windows 7: Windows.old - can't find product key

20 Nov 2013   #21

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It's normally on the System drive - the C: drive

(and yes, - I haven't had my morning coffee yet :) )

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20 Nov 2013   #22

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
It's normally on the System drive - the C: drive

(and yes, - I haven't had my morning coffee yet :) )

It's on F: because that is where my operating system hard drive is currently. The C: drive is a different hard drive that I used to reinstall the Windows 7 Pro that was on F:

The reason for that being, with my new CPU&Mobo would not let me boot into windows on the drive that is currently F:

So I used my laptop hard drive to see if it was a motherboard issue (this drive had a fresh install on it). I was able to get into windows and so I used my Windows 7 Pro cd from there to reinstall it on F:

Also should note, I wasn't able to boot to my Windows 7 Pro disc. Not sure what is up with that one but I managed a work around for the time being.
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