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Windows 7 Not Genuine Message


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#1 0011000100110101

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Posted 14 May 2016 - 06:41 AM

Hello. I am also having the same problem. 
My laptop is a Toshiba NB510.
The thing is, I accidentally formatted my hard drives (by thinking it would get the viruses, and not delete system files).
My initial OS was Win 7 Starter, and my brother downloaded Windows 7 Professional. After 1 month, it says the OS was not apparently genuine.
Here is my specs.
Processor: Intel® Atom™ Core CPU N2800 @ 1.86GHZ
System type: 32-bit operating system
RAM: 2GB
Can you guys help me?  
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Posted 14 May 2016 - 09:01 AM

A OEM Windows product code is specific to the version which originally was installed.  You will need to install the Windows 7 starter in order to have the operating system activate.


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Posted 14 May 2016 - 09:54 AM

You can download a Windows 7 Starter ISO by following the instructions in my post here.  I am not going to re-write that post just for you.  You will obviously have to make little adjustments to my instructions as you proceed, e.g. getting drivers that are specific to your PC.



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Posted 14 May 2016 - 11:57 PM

Agouti and dc3

 

Thanks!

I'm going to try your suggestion later. I need to setup a flash drive first. 






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