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Windows 7: Extra Keys & Activation? Please Help.

03 Mar 2010   #1
rjupiter

win 7
 
 
Extra Keys & Activation? Please Help.

Hi -

I was under the impression that i could get Win 7, which i did full legit copy, and install in on my computers. The problem is that i can't activate it on any of the other computers i installed it on. I get a box asking me to buy other keys but only get taken to buying the whole OS over again. Is there not an option to buy multiple licenses for the OS? I do not want to buy the OS for each of my computers in my home, i have 5, i just can't afford that. So am i out of luck?


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03 Mar 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Sorry, but you will need a separate key for each installation.
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03 Mar 2010   #3
Neverhavemoney

Windows 7 Ultimate Professional x64
 
 

Yes, you are out of luck. Sorry champ. Corporate companies/schools/IT professionals can get these multi key options. But most every day people cant. Sorry.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rjupiter View Post
Hi -

I was under the impression that i could get Win 7, which i did full legit copy, and install in on my computers. The problem is that i can't activate it on any of the other computers i installed it on. I get a box asking me to buy other keys but only get taken to buying the whole OS over again. Is there not an option to buy multiple licenses for the OS? I do not want to buy the OS for each of my computers in my home, i have 5, i just can't afford that. So am i out of luck?
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03 Mar 2010   #4
TGSoldier

 
 

Lets see how long that takes to get deleted.

Fiton we don't encourage/support piracy here.

OOO. You're in trouble now.
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03 Mar 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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Definitely not. That is piracy.
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03 Mar 2010   #6
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Deleted within 3 minutes...!

But could he exchange for Family Pack??? so he could have at least three same computers at home?
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03 Mar 2010   #7
rjupiter

win 7
 
 

oh, so you can't just buy keys? I have to buy 5 copies of the OS? this is not good and terrible of Microsoft. what a burden.
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03 Mar 2010   #8
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rjupiter View Post
oh, so you can't just buy keys? I have to buy 5 copies of the OS? this is not good and terrible of Microsoft. what a burden.
I think you can buy keys through Windows Anytime Upgrade...?!? No?
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03 Mar 2010   #9
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rjupiter View Post
oh, so you can't just buy keys? I have to buy 5 copies of the OS? this is not good and terrible of Microsoft. what a burden.
I imagine there are places you can buy keys, but they would cost the same as a copy of Windows 7. $120 for an Upgrade license, more for a full license.
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03 Mar 2010   #10
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rjupiter View Post
oh, so you can't just buy keys? I have to buy 5 copies of the OS? this is not good and terrible of Microsoft. what a burden.
I think you can buy keys through Windows Anytime Upgrade...?!? No?
Yes, I believe you are right.
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