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Windows 7: Replaced hard drive on OEM Win 7 Home Prem (getting activation nag)

1 Week Ago   #1
ashleyquick

windows 7
 
 
Replaced hard drive on OEM Win 7 Home Prem (getting activation nag)

I completely reinstalled Windows on this older Compaq using a Win 7 iso from heidoc. During setup, I used the Product Key from the sticker on the bottom and I'm still getting the nag.

Is there a legit solution?


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1 Week Ago   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Did you install same type (home, HP, Pro or Ultimate) Win7 that match the Product Key from the sticker on the bottom?
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1 Week Ago   #3
ashleyquick

windows 7
 
 

Yes. I made certain the install matched the sticker (Home Premium).
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1 Week Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Did you ever used the same key on another computer or used on same computer in the period of 6 months?
You can try to activate by phone.
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1 Week Ago   #5
ashleyquick

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Did you ever used the same key on another computer or used on same computer in the period of 6 months?
You can try to activate by phone.
Nope.

I'll try the phone activation.
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1 Week Ago   #6
ashleyquick

windows 7
 
 

The automated phone activation worked. I should have tried that before posting, my apologies. I pessimistically assumed something would go wrong.
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