simplycattMar 10, 2015, 4:53 PM Basically they are telling me in a round about way is that I have to buy a new key. Suffice to say it did not work as I knew it wouldn't but I figured I'd best get any "have you done X procedure?" before asking for help to avoid more Including the Microsoft-Lenovo finger pointing. Get the answer SR-71 BlackbirdDec 5, 2012, 6:55 PM Refund! Check This Out
Your cache administrator is webmaster. they may give you an activation code. (figure they are pretty lenient at giving them to individuals that tried to purchase a legitimate product in most cases - so doesn't hurt I searched around online and some suggestions pointed to doing a full factory restore and despite knowing it would solve nothing I went ahead and did it. Yeah, MS licensing will quickly throw a wet blanket on that. try this
In many cases they have bought the disks from DELL as surplus or Returned product that Dell sells off instead of taking a loss on the entire product after a warranty Instead, it installed using a generic install key, which reports as blocked. More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About
Activation is done online. With 3.0 each OEM PC has its own unique embedded code. So I used a recovery disc from a Toshiba C55D (Windows 8.1) and got it working. Dell Oem Windows 7 Professional Product Key selimexoticDec 6, 2012, 10:49 AM Best answer selected by selimexotic.
sryan2k1 Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Ann Arbor, MI Registered: Nov 28, 2002Posts: 35250 Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:02 pm Quote:So it sounds like Dell is reselling machines with Dell Windows 7 Product Key Oem However, the computer still has the OEM Bios Flag for Vista. It arrived in a factory-sealed Dell box.I made a set of "system restore" discs with the Dell utility, and put aside a complete set of drivers, then started trying to reinstall navigate here slmgr /rearm is the right code and it did work.
The way issue is being presented, it sure sounds like an activation issue to me. Dell Oem Windows 7 Download You say the Manufacturer is sending another disk - WHY ?? Please try the request again. I put this off for a while because it only happened once at boot then the system was stable.
Sorry for the sidebar.. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-windows_install/windows-81-bios-oem-product-key-blocked-reason-for/81b16a4a-1d2c-49ad-b6e2-f968d8ae90bf Related Threads Windows 8 Install/Recovery Disc Boots But Fails in Installation & Setup Hi! Windows 7 Product Key Invalid For Activation Thus, the finger pointing. Windows 7 Dell Oem Activation Crack As, I would imagine, does HP.
ALSO be sure that you are in "C:windowssystem32" Thanks again! his comment is here I have had to do this process twice in the last few days due to Hard Driver failure. It is because the disc is for a Dell PC and the BIOS dont mtach up. Please help! Dell Laptop Windows 7 Product Key
selimexoticDec 6, 2012, 6:14 AM I entered the product key on the COA that is on the disc sleeve. Solved! by WAWood but ALL to TRUE------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Those that want HD Gaming should plan to invest in a Gaming Laptop to handle those requirements. this contact form If you are able to acquire a Dell-customized Windows 7 install DVD, that should install and activate, all without ever prompting you for a license key, because it can see the
The only circumstance that you could hold the testing station (Microsoft in this case) responsible would be if you had good reason to suppose that there was an error in the Windows 7 Product Key Unacceptable Character Microsoft and Lenovo are playing the blame game to each other. But before installation, I just copied my DISC content to a USB pendrive, so that if the DVD is corrupted, I can use the pendrive for installation.
What happened eventually is that I had to send screenshots of the error message Windows was giving me to HP showing what Windows was telling me (that the key wasn't valid That name sounds sketchy and they should not be selling Dell OEM disks, those are sold only from Dell. orb) You can change out the OEM SLP key with the Windows 7 Professional COA SLP key from the Certificate of Authenticity that came with the Windows 7 upgrade disk, from How To Get Windows Product Key From Dell Service Tag Since then have activated, on both, my free Windows Media Center upgrades that I received by applying on Microsofts website.
chugot9218Dec 6, 2012, 1:57 AM Don't work on convincing them, if you were truly sold an illegitimate copy from a legitimate store, your case is with the store, and I would I think the manufacturer is going to send me another disc but does this mean i have to reinstall windows and lose everything i have saved? The article says the following about them:Quote: these downloads do not include a license or a product key to install Windows - you'll still need a valid 'full install' or OEM navigate here I just rwceived my system recovery disc from Samsung...and it will NOT LOAD.
Read more Register · Log In HP Support Forum Home > Notebooks > OS/Recovery > "Product key blocked" message after system reset to factory Search the Community Try again later We couldn’t activate Windows Windows Activation failed Windows Activation fails If you have tried to activate your copy of Windows over the Internet, and failed, with perhaps any Why is the WiFi driver broken out of the box?A few extra bits of information. They removed this option in Win 8.1.
The generic install key would be an example. If i have reinstall a new version does that mean i lose all the files? The company i bought from sent me a new COA product key and that one worked fine . See which one applies to you and follow the suggestions made.