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#1 Joseph10

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 02:14 PM

Is there a problem using an IOS file to reinstall windows on your computer vs buying the download?  If this has been discussed before, please provide the link.



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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 04:04 PM

If you have a COA sticker on the side or bottom of the computer you can use phone activation. Use this tool to download your Windows version in iso format. If your Windows 7 is a retail version you can download it directly from Microsoft.

 

If your Windows 7 was pre-installed on the computer use Advanced Token Manager to backup and restore your activation files. If using ATM then use the key found by it to install the OS and not the key on the COA sticker as the keys will be different. On a Windows 7 OS pre-installed on an OEM computer the key is a SLP key that works with the SLIC table in BIOS and a certificate to pre-activate the OS. If you looked at all HP computers with Windows 7 they would have the same key.



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Posted 14 March 2017 - 06:37 PM

Thanks John.  I'll need to digest this.






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