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Windows 7: From Pirated to Genuine

04 Oct 2018   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
From Pirated to Genuine

Hi. I have a cracked windows 7 ultimate 64bit but I want to be a genuine user, so Im planning to buy product key from ebay, Do i need to reinstall a new OS? or I can just change the product key from the settings? Thanks in advance🙂

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04 Oct 2018   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

HI Kurohoshi00

You can input your purchased key via

Control panel >> system >> click on -- change product key

No re-install required

Be advised that even your new key coud be non-genuine,
once input suggest you run this tool, copy/paste the output, i'll cast an eye over it

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04 Oct 2018   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Buying a Product Key on Ebay is very risky & very likely to be pirated.
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04 Oct 2018   #4
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Getting a genuine Product Key is not that easy anymore!
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04 Oct 2018   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I see, Thank you for all your help. I thought that I could get a genuine key on ebay for a cheap price. but I guess there is always a threat on getting a pirated key
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05 Oct 2018   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

Newegg has Windows 7 Pro digital download for $139 US, they will send you the key.
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit FQC-08289 - (Product Key Code) -

Home Premium $92 US

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit GFC-02733 - (Product Key Code) -

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05 Oct 2018   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank you so much, I'll try it.
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08 Oct 2018   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kurohoshi00 View Post
Thank you so much, I'll try it.
Yes, I'm sure you will. You're in the Philippines. Isn't that a year's wages?
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4 Weeks Ago   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I'd recommend, since you used a pirated version to check the ISO's SHA1 hash against the MSDN ISO (find the name/hash yourself), because it could be modified for the worse and have secret backdoors, you never know :P

OFFTOPIC: lol surprised this wasn't closed immediately
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