I haven't gotten the chance to get this done yet since the user is constantly on the computer while at work and remotes to it as soon as she get's home. As long as you know the type of license volume, retail, or oem , you can find isos with that license type pretty much anywhere on the net. If you are keeping the software and want to use it longer than its trial time, we strongly encourage you purchasing the license key from Windows official website. Denis Kelley wrote: Tom3904 wrote: Denis Kelley wrote: Okay, I would say you are just wasting your time. Windows 7 users will have a product key sticker. Regards David Download the corresponding edition of Windows 7 you have a license for from the following link. After a few seconds, the download links will appear to the right with 32-bit and 64-bit versions if both are available.
Downloading an iso doesn't mean you are violating the license agreement as long as you are using a legitimate key. Microsoft Activation Centers Worldwide Telephone Numbers: This site is for Volume License Activation but if you call they will help you The phone number you called does not work: Microsoft Wordwide contacts: Activation and registration of a Microsoft product Windows activation: 888 571-2048 J W Stuart: Never be afraid to ask. I'm just hoping that will fix the issue with minimal downtime. I was very upset when I tried to install Illustrator and Photoshop. If you call Microsoft and explain you are utilizing reimaging rights, they will extend this number as necessary. Tom3904 wrote: Denis Kelley wrote: Okay, I would say you are just wasting your time. If not, then you probably will need to rebuild it since keys won't work between versions.
Also, could you create a new thread and describe your situation in details? I think what will happen is that it will detect that Windows is installed and will turn it to something like Windows. The tool is kept updated so any potential problems should get fixed quite quickly. Select the edition from the drop down and click Confirm, select the language and click Confirm. A modern alternative to borrowing a disk from a friend, these links offer genuine, unaltered, and virus-free software. You can also modify the ei.
This was the one i was looking for. Please do not read this sentence. Read our article on for help on what to do. So if worst comes to worst, you can always get media through retail channels. Bonus keyboard shortcut, click Windows key + Pause Break button. Using a trusted source is always the preferable option.
I've pinged Chris at Microsoft and urged him to sticky a few topics on the Microsoft Partner page we can reference. They expect that if you are imaging. Let me see if I understand this correctly. Do you own the volume license? Here a selection of easy ways to do it. Microsoft does not provide Windows media downloads unless you subscribe to , or have other volume license agreements.
Sharing is caring and that is the only way to keep our scene, our community alive. Iv a dell inspirion 1545 on wind 7 but got 2nd hand so wanted re-install wind 7 but no disk and am a beginer using the internet ,How do i no whitch i want use? That would be the case if the Volume license was from the manufacturer. Is there the possibility that an in-place upgrade would work? As these are not required for general users we left them out of the modified script. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation. My primary motivation is for imaging purposes. What if you just go to control panel, system then use the change product key link at the bottom under windows activation? Also located just below the box where you would enter the key is a box with a check mark to 'Automatically activate Windows when I am online', remove the check mark and click 'Next'. To change these untick the recommended options box and chose what you want from the drop down menus.
If that is the case your computer will not activate after reinstall. There is a lot more detail that I left out, like sysprep, but you get the idea. All you'll do is eat up licenses for no reason. Our intentions are not to harm Windows software company but to give the possibility to those who can not pay for any piece of software out there. The one official method left available requires you to enter your Windows 7 product key before downloading the image file. That may be what you were quoted and there are some differences.
Last but not less important is your own contribution to our cause. They fixed this with Vista. On the other hand, this happened after a hard drive replacement and the tech that rebuilt the machine used a volume license disk instead and it is now complaining that windows is not licensed. I think I understand what your trying to do. No, the Windows 7 recovery options offered are just for system repair and diagnostics.
With this page, you click on the button for which Windows or Office you want to download, select the version Home, Pro etc on the following page, then the language on the next page. If you can you shed some light on this, it would be very helpful? Okay, I would say you are just wasting your time. I cannot find any information on this. Then, check your device manager for unrecognized devices or just see what doesn't work. On the other hand, this happened after a hard drive replacement and the tech that rebuilt the machine used a volume license disk instead and it is now complaining that windows is not licensed. The first window offers the language, edition and architecture download options. Denis Kelley wrote: Tom3904 wrote: Denis Kelley wrote: Tom3904 wrote: Denis Kelley wrote: Okay, I would say you are just wasting your time.
To unlock the extra versions all you need to do is remove the ei. I have a user that had a volume license of Windows 7 installed on their computer. Select the required language and a 32-bit or 64-bit version then download the file. The media creation tool version installs from a. Then, if you have the proper corresponding product key, install and activate using the normal installation method for the media you have chosen. If so, then just activate it. That makes it more difficult to verify safety and stability.