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(Solved) - activation key

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  • Started 2 years ago by Eddiebug1
  • Latest reply from warlock
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Eddiebug1
Posts: 160

i need to reinstall windows 7 on my laptop and the activation key is worn off where do i find it in my computer.

Posted 2 years ago
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Eddiebug1
Posts: 160

i can't do a factory restore because the original hard drive died and i had to put a new one in

Posted 2 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Eddiebug1,

Pretty much SOL unless you want to use FREE Windows 8 or purchase a copy of Windows 7.

May be could try calling manufacturer support but is a very long shot indeed with no warranty.

Free Ubuntu Linux is a possibility but not a sure thing.

Rick P.

Posted 2 years ago
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Eddiebug1
Posts: 160

i wrote down what i could see and guessed the 2 i couldn't make out i put what they might be

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Superevil
Posts: 175

Download the MagicJellyBean keyfinder, that should locate the product key for you

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

No way to know. :( :(

@Superevil, please read the complete situation before you post an answer.

Rick P.

Posted 2 years ago
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Hermitt
Posts: 1310

Ooops!

Jim

Posted 2 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

"original hard drive died......."

Posted 2 years ago
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Hermitt
Posts: 1310

Yep, I caught that then edited my post and removed the link. LOL

Jim

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Eddiebug1
Posts: 160

magical jelly bean worked like a charm and was free thankyou:)

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

The OP may have Guessed correctly as the topic is Solved !!!!! (LOL) :) :)

Posted 2 years ago
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Eddiebug1
Posts: 160

now i'm going to reinstall from scratch see y'all in a few hours

Posted 2 years ago
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Hermitt
Posts: 1310

i can't do a factory restore because the original hard drive died and i had to put a new one in

magical jelly bean worked like a charm and was free thankyou:)

Hmmmmm. Very interesting.

Jim

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warlock
Posts: 4100

Must truly be a magical jelly bean.

Posted 2 years ago
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Superevil
Posts: 175

@raphoenix

I guess I was right all along

Posted 2 years ago
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aihneldg14344
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i did download the magicjelly bean..so it displayed my damn product key..but wen i try activating, the computer wont accept the product key magic jelly bean gave me saying that it is the default key and could not be used for activation!..It told me that I have to find a new one! how do i solve this?

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
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aihneldg14344 hi. Please start a New Topic for your question.

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
Posts: 4100

@aihneldg14344, You should start a new topic explaining your problem. This one is 5 months old.

Your too fast for me LH.

Posted 1 year ago
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