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Activate On Laptop Using Same Product Key


I purchased windows 7 to upgrade my laptop. After installing and using, i decided to upgrade my memory and a few components of the laptop. In doing so, i found that my expenses were going to be costly, so i just bought a new laptop. I since have decided to install windows 7 on my wife's laptop using the copy i had purchased for my old laptop. How can i activate on her laptop using the same product key? I have formatted the old hard drive on my old computer to use as a external hard drive for us, so i no longer windows 7 installed any pc.

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Product Key You Typed Cannot Be Used To Activate

I purchased a laptop from singapore and in the product information it informed that there is a free upgrade to windows 7. I emailed at the given email address and one jayson ranoa responded. After much correspondence i was asked to pay a shipment fee for the free upgrade cd to be shipped to fiji. I received the free upgrade cd and upgraded my operating to windows 7. Last week my computer displayed a message that i may be a victim of software piracy. I punched in the product key of the software but it displays that "the product key you typed cannot be used to activate windows on this computer".could you please assist?

Posted On: 2010-03-25 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Product Key Wont Activate

So upgrade to windows 7 on my laptop but hadn't activated it so i have only 2o days left but my had took the the cd and installed on his computer and used the product key and when i use the product key it wont activate. Is it because he used the product key? If so can i get it back if i uninstall windows 7 off his computer can i use my product key again because i really need windows 7? Also i click buy a new product key online and then it goes through a validation process and it says it successful but i still receive notification to activate it? Doe i still need to buy a new product key cause i don't think i have the money to pay for it.

Posted On: 2010-08-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Product Key Invalid - Activate It On Other Computer

I have used windows 7 for a long time on my laptop, i decided that i was not good enough and bought a new computer, i installed windows 7 onto the computer and couldn't activate it and i know why this is not my concern. I then take windows 7 off of my laptop so the serial code is not being used, i try to activate it on my computer and it says "the product key you typed cannot be used to activate windows on this computer" how can i activate windows without buying a new code.

Posted On: 2010-07-07 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Purchased Laptop With Win 7 - How To Activate Key ?

I just purchased a laptop with windows 7. The program was pre installed. I was going to activate the program and went right by the production key. There is no cd to look at the number. How do i get that number so i can activate? Need to get a new or retrieve a production key for microsoft 7.

Posted On: 2009-11-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Install Upgrade And Activate - Product Key Invalid

I bought my copy of windows 7 ultimate on ebay 3 months back.initially the product key activated successfully and the wga validation was also successful. I have tried to validate several time without any issues. Now after 3 months windows comes with message product key is invalid and key has been blocked by microsoft, but still when i validate my copy of windows it validates successfully. Can somebody advice if was cheated by the guy on ebay. I am attaching the dump from mgadiag.exe diagnostic report (1. 9. 0027. 0):

Posted On: 2010-07-15 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Original Product Key Not Activate In Win 7 64 Bit

Windows 7 original product key 64 bit not activated - sharjah city center.

Posted On: 2010-06-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Can I Download Win 7 Then Activate With Product Key Came With Dvd ?

Bought windows 7 dvd, but dvd drive has stopped working. Can i download then activate with the product key? If so, how?

Posted On: 2009-10-30 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Use Product Key At Bottom Of Laptop?

My laptop crashed and i would like to know how do i re-install windows 7 home basic using the product key on the base of my laptop. I have no cd's as windows 7 was already pre-loaded and activated on my laptop when my parents gave it to me (laptop was a birthday gift) can i just download a windows 7 home basic off the net and activate it by using this key from the sticker? Will it work? And also i'm scared i'll lose my microsoft office products once i reinstall my windows. I have a samsung r530.

Posted On: 2012-10-21 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Upgrade - Move Product Key From Old Laptop To New

Ok i have a windows 7 ultimate upgrade  that i bought at staples, on my old toshiba laptop that has a broken screen, so i wanted to buy a new one but the only thing is i was saving for a imac and wanted a moc os x and a windows 7 os now that you know my situation this leads me to my questions

1. Can i move the product key from my old broken laptop to a new one (like in question 2).

2. Can i do a clean install on a mac using bootcamp and use the product key from my old laptop that broke from above with the upgrade windows 7 ultimate.


Posted On: 2010-05-22 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Issue: Laptop Did Not Come With A Product Key Number

My inspiron 1545 (which i order from dell via telephone(did not come with a product key number listed anywhere. And they keep requesting one. What shall i do to procure one.

Posted On: 2010-05-31 . View Related Posts . . View 13 Replies .

Product Key Wont Work On Preinstalled Laptop

I bought my laptop online, it came pre-installed with microsoft office home and student 2007. I used up my 60 day trial version and uninstalled it. I still have microsoft windows, but it asks for a 'product key' after searching high and low i found the product key at the bottom of my laptop, but it won't work and the following message is displayed: 'the key is incorrect. Verify and re-type'.

Done that tones of times, it still won't accept the key. Without the key, everything is locked, i can't type anything into word, it just says key selection is locked.


Posted On: 2010-02-13 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Action Pack Subscriber - No Longer Activate Product

As action pack subscriber, i downloaded windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and 64 bit. I installed the 32 bit on a brand new hard drive. Due to family death i did not activate. Now i can no longer activate the product. I installed the 64 bit on a different system and have not activated it. I was provided with the same product key for both.

How can i resolve this issue?


Posted On: 2009-11-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Re Enter Activation Key - Product Key Invalid

I've just purchased a new pc and now using the original software of windows 7. That operating system has been used before on my previous pc, but i took the hard drive and put it into my new pc slot which makes my previous pc left with no hard drive. I installed the software using the original copy and try to re-enter the activation key, but it does not work, what should i do? I though that it will work because i am still using my previous hard drive.

Posted On: 2010-05-10 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Activate Upgrade With New Key

I purchased a genuine windows 7 upgrade disc for dell pc. Installed it and activated the product. Went with clean start, used home premium 64 bit. Then i installed the same disc as an upgrade on this pc which is my hp laptop. Install worked took 4 hours. Then when i tried to activate the product, it said invalid activation code or key. I didn't know that the key was good for only one pc. I have located a new genuine windows 7 upgrade key for sale and want to use it to activate my product on this pc. Will i have to re-install the disc and possibly loose my programs, or can i just use the new key to activate what i already upgraded on this laptop. Please advise me as to how i can solve this issue with the least amount of time and pain. Thanks for your help. Tony

Posted On: 2010-01-09 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

How Can I Get The Product Key ?

Purchased windows 7 student, saved product key to word pad of new netbook, downloaded to netbook, now cannot access product key. How can i get the product key?

Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

No Product Key

I am having problems activating my windows and the problem is that i have no product key. I bought windows 7 proon-lineon a student offer and i was only given an iso file of windows 7 pro 32 bit nothing else. I have reinstalled windows 7 many time and it has activated itself without needing a product key but this time round its asking for a product key and i have no idea how to get one so it will be really helpful if anyone could point me to the right direction.

Posted On: 2010-04-05 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Same Product Key

My company recently purchased 5 new hp 8000 machines which came preloaded with win xp pro (downgraded from win 7). We upgraded them to windows 7 using the media disks supplied. During the process the product key was not requested, but all 5 machines successfully activated over the internet.

Retrieving the installed product key has revealed that all 5 machines have a common string, none of which match the product key on the coa attached to the case. Whilst this doesn't seem to be a problem at the moment, and all 5 machines are working normally, i fear that there will be problems down the road with windows update. Is there any way to re-set the product key to that on the coa ?


Posted On: 2010-05-19 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Wrong Product Id Key

Two days back i failed to complete activation for unstable network connection. Yesterday i tried again and found out that windows was activated successfully already. Today i checked control panel>system & security>system under windows activation, that product id doesn't corresponded the product key on the sticker back of the pc. I clicked change product key and entered correct key, saved it with positive result and then rebooted pc.

After i checked windows activation again. I found same wrong product id as before. What i should do to correct product key information?


Posted On: 2010-03-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Lost Product Key

I bought windows 7 ultimate from my college computing center. I downloaded it to my computer and loved it. Sadly a few months later my hard drive failed and needed to be re-imaged and lenovo only re-images to windows vista. Since i got my disk i have moved out of my dorm and somehow lost my windows 7 disk with my product key. Because of this i was wondering what i could do to get windows 7 ultimate back on my computer if there was some identification from my laptop that could get my my product key back.

Posted On: 2010-06-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Product Key Woes

About a month ago, i purchased the student windows 7 home premium upgrade, 64 bit. At the time i didn't have enough memory, so i used a 32 bit disc from a friend. For christmas, i received memory upgrades sufficient for 64 bit, so i did install 64, worked fine, except my games didn't work, so i went back to 32 bit, only to realize the problem was on me (didn't install video card driver), stupid me, activates windows (with the same product key) all 3 times. This morning i tried giving x64 one last shot because i knew how to solve my gaming problems, only to find my product key not valid, can someone help? Do i have to purchase another license!?

Posted On: 2009-12-28 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Product Key Issue

I have learn that if i am purchasing the windows 7 edition (anyone from home premium), then i get two dvds for installation of windows including one product key - now, by two dvds, i mean to say that one dvd carry the 32 bit version of windows and other the 64 bit one ! So, i wish to ask that the product key used for activation same for either 32 bit or 64 bit version of windows, or both version (32 bit and 64 bit) would require a separate product key. Of course, if i am only activating any of the one version at a time. In short is the product key for version 32 bit & 64 bit is same or not?

Posted On: 2010-04-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Product Key Issues

I bought a laptop that already had windows 7 and microsoft office and works in the 2007 version also. But in 3 or so months ive had it, ive been unable to get the product key on the bottom of my laptop which is labeled microsoft to work. It keeps telling me its incorrect and prompts me everytime i open works. I've read a few other questions about this and i see that some people are saying that people may be entering a windows product key but this
Sticker is labeled microsoft not windows.


Posted On: 2010-04-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Product Key Blocked

I have just installed(once again), my windows 7 ultimate on my recent formatted computer, because i got some problems so i had to do it. The problem is that i changed my video card because the other one stopped working. Now i put the cd key and it says that microsoft have blocked the cd key for use, and i will have to put another in 3 days. I think this is happening because i binded my cd key with my hardware when i had the another video card, so what can i do now? Where can i change it? The only hardware piece that changed was the video card, the other stuff is all the same.

Posted On: 2010-06-24 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Invalid Product Key

I'm trying to get help on-line or chat from microsoft and entering my product id for the upgrade i made from windows vista to windows 7 home premium. It is saying my product id is invalid which is because i activated it and it said activation was successful. I rebooted machine and tried again. Looked at system to see what product key was entered and it still has old one. Entered new one again, activated, again, successfully and still this product key is not working when i enter it into the help forum.

I need help because windows 7 keeps recognizing an unknown device usb - on and off and on and off and on and off. I have disabled it, i have deleted it. It keeps coming back. And media center is not working. Keeps looking for a freaking tuner - it will work on reboot but then if it goes to sleep or is on for awhile it stops viewing live tv (which i'm getting from my satellite stb hooked up). Have to reboot and often reconfigure the tv signal to get it to work - and that is if it agrees that the united states is the right region for media center to operate in! I'm losing my marbles please help. Can i just go back to my old system?


Posted On: 2010-04-08 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Product Key Expired

I did a clean install of win7 ultimate on my computer just over a month ago. Since them i had a couple questions about problems i was having with it. I called microsoft support to find out what to do. They said my product id was expired on my computer and i would have to pay for them to fix the problem. I thought once you bought a full version of os, that you got free help for 1 yr. Has this changed? They did help me when i changed to xp home, and my product id was expired then too.

Posted On: 2010-04-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Product Key Invalid

Two weeks ago, i bought myself new components, a copy of win7 ultimate 64-bi, t and built myself a new computer. Everything has been great so far except that in those two weeks i have now had to reactivate windows twice not counting the initial activation, and it's now asking for me to do it again, for the second time today. Each time it has said i have to activate again b/c it says that it has detected changes to my hardware. Even though there have been no changes. Now, the first time i simply called the number and did the automated activation.

The second time i wanted to get to the bottom of the issue b/c obviously there is a problem, so i contacted tech support by phone and was redirected to what i assume is the "activation department" and i don't think the woman understood what i was asking b/c she simply did the automated activation process for me.live. So i immediately called back and got another rep, who was very reassuring and understanding, but still not very helpful, he at least created a case number for me and told me if i have the issue again to reference the case #.

Well, i had the issue again, and just chatted w/ another rep who pointed me here. So, here i am, and here's the case # 1132402346 this time i am prepared w/ more information, immediately after the notice popped up i went to the event viewer to see if it had logged anything, and sure enough under windows logs>applications i found a log, "the software protection service has completed licensing status check" followed by lines of information. If you like, i would be happy to paste the information for that log to this thread if it will help.


Posted On: 2010-05-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Invalid Key Product

I am writing to you regarding my windows 7 ultimate key, which still does. Not. Work ! I was given a replacement key by a microsoft support specialist, but it is *not* a working key . I get an error message saying only that it is not a valid key. I was promised a return call, but i have not heard from anyone from this specialist, or from this "technical support department" that was supposed to fix my windows 7 license. I am tired of this run-around.

I understand that i am not supposed to post my phone number here, so i won't. Can someone working for microsoft please message me with advice as to what i need to do. This is slowly but surely becoming a nightmare, as i'm staring on my black screen with a warning in the bottom right corner of my display where it says "this is a non-genuine version of windows".


Posted On: 2010-06-10 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Product Key Information

I have learnt that if i am purchasing the windows 7 edition (anyone from home premium), then i get two dvds for installation of windows including one product key - now, by two dvds, i mean to say that one dvd carry the 32 bit version of windows and other the 64 bit one ! So, i wish to ask that the product key used for activation is same for either 32 bit or 64 bit version of windows, or both version (32 bit and 64 bit) would require a separate product key. Of course, if i am only activating any of the one version at a time.

In short is the product key for version 32 bit & 64 bit is same or not ?


Posted On: 2010-04-22 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Product Key Question

Can i do a complete reinstall of windows 7, including formatting c drive, and reuse my registered product key?

I ask this as i installed - and registered - my full win7 and chose the upgrade option from vista. Vista was running slow, probably due to some programs running in the background, and now, win 7 is just as slow. I would like to do a complete reinstall, starting from scratch, but am wondering if my product key is still valid and accepted.

I have 2gb memory and 1. 6 ghz cpu so windows 7 shouldn't be slow? Right? Takes 60 secs to boot up to login prompt, then another 75 secs to finalize startups after login. I have several services programmed to start; apache and tomcat servers but on my xp machine they only slow me down by 5 seconds or less.


Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .