I tried recovery method twice and they were erroring out at 26% and 34% resp. That was one of the best first and second posts I've ever seen. Previous cracks weren't as solid: while they may be working now, they can easily be disabled by Microsoft. Your choices are to remove the hard drive or have multiple systems. Setup checks if valid legal install.
It is at this point I learnt that it is possible to exploit legacy Windows setup behaviour. When you use that disc it will install without the need for any product key or activation. I go to the store app and select that I have a key. This system does work, but I cannot reinstall it; counter to the entire thrust of this thread. Note: I have already backed-up the machine as I got hold of it and I restored it to another hard disk and it booted normally, all this before partitioning, etc. I did this with Vista, don't know how different it is with Windows 7. A final pass will pare it down a lot.
My Dell Precision M4800, ordered a few weeks ago, came with a factory 8. Without using Belarc to get the key before wiping the computer, I found no way to get Windows installed. Note that in case of specific hardware e. This forces setup to let you choose which flavor to install. Please help me resolve the issue.
Change laptop hard disk all other settings viz bios, motherboard etc remain same 3. I guess it just depends which vendor you use. If the volume name is different then the install fails. It did not need any certificate. There's loads of info on this stuff over at the MyDigitalLife forum. Although I guess a large part of that that is because for along time I was just building my own hardware - which I will revert to doing once again. Also, Windows edition hasn't been determined by the volume name, not ever.
Win7 has 2 files to tell it that it's been activated. But there isn't much use in that. It is also known that some manufacturers refuse a warranty claim, if the computer system has been reinstalled from any other source than the recovery partition. My friend has some interest in Windows 10! On partitioning: I do most with Easeus with one exception: Easeus will not delete the C: partition, although it will allow resizing it. The keys do not match the little sticker on the side of the desktops, or beneath the battery on the laptops. For my own personal reinstalls, I'll pick an edition in ei.
Simply choose the flavor that matches your key and it's all good. That's what is done here, by creating an ei. Ardax - As you can see in my posts, it's a little more complex now. And if you look, this is what he was talking about. The app says everything is hunky-dory and you, my lad, will get Pro. If you look you'll also see that he has no installation media although he says it will let him make a recovery disc, which is what he should do.
Which thus explains why Microsoft neutered and eventually euthanized TechNet. No recovery partition, I'll have to double check to be 100% sure. I'm sure there's a way though. So, unless you do literally everything virtually, there are some notions here that do not hold up. I assume they know what they are talking about.
I can do anything anyone wants me to try and report back on what occurred, etc. The easiest option to export the certificate is to use the. I normally don't necro, but this thread got under my skin, and I felt compelled. Nothing can stop us, we keep fighting for freedom despite all the difficulties we face each day. They give you the offer to create a restore disc, but I just want a vanilla Windows 7 install to start with.