We recommend upgrading to Windows 10 to continue receiving security updates and technical support. It's important to realize that in many ways, what you actually pay for when you legally purchase a copy of Windows 7 is the product key , sometimes referred to as a CD key or key code, or incorrectly as the serial number. This unique number is required to be able to fully use Windows 7. So, even if you did download Windows 7 without paying for it, you would still need a valid Windows 7 product key in order to use it fully.
This is the official way to get your Windows 7 ISO image. That is a sorry situation. The legalities of it are murky, since the license is OEM and technically you aren't allowed to do a clean install, I believe. That being sent, if you can just write your licence key, and download a iso of windows 7 retail install, I'm fairly certain it would activate with your license key just fine, but I couldn't promise anything. In that kind of situation, I would personally be tempted just to install and run Daz Loader to remove activation 'feature' anyway, as you obviously have a licence and aren't stealing anything.
Visit partition-saving. A fantastic program!!!!!!!!! Anyone have any ideas? All the command line work is not really necessary. I use Gparted to do this with no command line necessary. It's not really a case of only having made a single active NTFS partition, because most no USB sticks come formatted like that and therefore it's a fairly essential step.
And if I'd have just written "step 1: go ahead and make a single ntfs formatted active partition with the boot flag set" , how many readers do you think would have understood that? Why fuss around when it's built into windows? Anyway, thanks for the tip. I dont use gparted myself, but I'm sure it will come in handy for other windows users who need to regularly mess with partitions. Windows is decidedly lacking in that area - even the built in partition manager refuses to load 9 out of 10 times on my machine.
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You will need to sign in with a Microsoft account before downloading. I try but it at the end turn to blue screen. May i know how you download your ISO by portableapps? Regarding Windows Have had the same password for a very long time. Everything working well until yesterday, when signing on to my computer, received a message that the password was incorrect.
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