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Windows 7: Key not accepted after clean install. Help pls

23 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Key not accepted after clean install. Help pls

What .... ?? Now what do I do?? This is ridiculous and I don't understand. I paid for the darn copy and now I can't activate it becuz I had to do a clean install??!

Help please.


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23 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines

This is an easy fix. Just go ahead and start Windows 7 set up from Windows 7 desktop and allow Windows 7 to upgrade itself.
So basically you install 7, then once you get to the desktop run setup and then upgrade the existing Windows 7 with Windows 7.
Then you will be able to activate.
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04 Aug 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I didn't see your post. Either I didn't get an email or I accidentally deleted it. Well, microsoft made me buy another key. I wish I saw your post.
Thank you :)
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