Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: New Hard Drive Need HP Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Disk

04 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
New Hard Drive Need HP Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Disk

Hp says that because my Laptop is 6 years old it is obsolete. They don't have any Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit OEM disks they can send me to work with the product key that came with the computer. Is there anywhere I can go to download and create a disk to get my laptop going again?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jun 2015   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

There are no legitimate download sites for Windows products for OEM nowadays - MS pulled the plug on the only ones back in February.
IS your Product Key (on the COA sticker) still legible? if so, you can use a normal Retail disk, if you have a friend who has one.

If the Key is not legible, then you'll have to use the HP recovery media for the reinstall - you may be able to get a set for your machine from : : Welcome to : :
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 New Hard Drive Need HP Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Disk

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Installing Windows 7 Home Premium OEM on a new hard drive
Ok, so I have a computer that came pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Now I was trying to backup the computer using Acronis True Image, but during the beginning of that, it gave me a lot of sector errors, so I just chose to ignore all of them. The backup operation completed after...
Installation & Setup
How do I install 7 home premium on new hard drive
Ok so here goes. I'm having major problems with my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5030). All was well and good when I was running windows 7 home premium, but then I upgraded to 8 via Microsoft's online 24.99 upgrade offer. Since then the laptop has crashed several times and I don't have the product key to...
Installation & Setup
Combining two hard disks in to a single drive on Window Home Premium
All - I hope you can help. This issue is driving me nuts. I have a relatively new PC with two hard disks - a smaller 200gb and a larger 1.8TB. The way the machine was configured when I received it was that the smaller disk was designated as the C:. and unsurprisingly has become full. The larger...
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 Home Premium will not show other hard disk drives &partition
Hey there 7 forums! I've just graduated from the Vista Forums (Thank god) with my purchase of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. So far, it's great; there is one little problem though: Upon installation, i created a 50gb partition on my 500gb drive (Drive C: ) So, when I'm on my computer,...
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 Home Premium Disk Cleanup
I have used the Disk Cleanup facility for the first time for OS(c). There are two items listed amongst the possibilites for deletion, each with 189Mb listed as capable of being deleted but which, in practice, refuse to delete. I select these items, press OK and then instruct to delete when the...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:01.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App