How can I use the reg key from Windows 7 Pro 64 on the Windows 7 Pro N 64 computer and activate the machine's windows without completely wiping and reinstalling Windows? I got a reply from Kivuto, they said that my Key was invalid and made a return on my order so I could make a new one. If it was Windows 7 then you can boot from the install media and Setup will ask which version to install. Though they are blocked at the Microsoft clearinghouse and therefore cannot be used to activate any productive systems to fully working retail installations. So hopefully they can give some help after this : Hi, can you please tell me how did you contact them? Thanks I used the link that Carey Frisch posted here in the forum. Noel Paton Nil Carborundum Illegitemi Diagnostic Report 1. Their response in any case would be to contact DreamSpark in as direct a manner as possible. I just tryed it and it worked.
They asked me to send screenshots of my process. N versions are generally comparable to the non-N version except that N versions do not contain Windows Media Player. If that turns out to be Home, then you can upgrade to Pro by changing the key. The interesting thing is that I had used it once before, and that time they asked me to talk to the support at the University. They asked me to send screenshots of my process.
You should have access to a concierge at DreamSpark - I recommend that you contact them and see what the problem is, if you still cannot get the proper Key installed and activated. When I had ordered Windows 7 Pro N again and got a new key everything worked perfectly! When asked for a key click the 'I don't have one. Generic Windows 7 keys are default keys that are used to skip entering a product key during the installation process or for unattended installations of Windows 7. I have exactly the same problem with the Swedish version of Windows 7 Professional N. My suggestion is to install the Win 7 Pro disk without entering a serial number it does let you.
You can then use this for up to 4 months without entering a serial. Noel Paton Nil Carborundum Illegitemi Hi! I'm a bit embarrassed to say, but how do you activate it? This post is especially written for students only who require windows 7 product key or activation key to activate any version of windows to benefit from all the premium features of windows 7. The listed generic installation keys provided below are solely for installation purposes only. As you say you have tried the ei. The interesting thing is that I ordered it on December 22 and could not activate, about the same time it got unavailable from Dreamspark so I thought that maybe they got some problems that made me get a corrupt key.
If you are a student then this post is actually for you to try using any windows 7 product keys, serial keys provided below to activate all the version of windows 7 for free. They will work on either x86 32 Bit and x64 64 Bit installations of Windows 7. There is little more we can do for you here. You can activate almost any version of windows 7 including windows 7 Home Basic, 7 Home Premium, windows 7 Professional and windows 7 Ultimate. Don't know if this is all that you are trying to accomplish.
Yes it is a pro key. Neither will these keys activate your Windows 7 none of the available versions nor will it replace any legal retail key to run Windows 7 for a longer period of time. The hard drive replacement and transferring of parts to the new case was done at a professional. So hopefully they can give some help after this : I have now got an answer from Dreamspark Support. Got a new key as well, so everything is great! If it doesn't work then simply restore existing system --Free Macrium fine for that. Setup will detect this and use that to choose which version to install.
If it gives you trouble during installation because of the product key, just skip activation until the install is completed. Then I called the Microsoft support in Sweden and they told me to talk to the support at the University. I tried doing it through my computer and through upgrade but the reg keys don't apply to that as per what the return message is. Edit: To make it clear i need to be able to use my N product key on a install done using a non-N disk. When I had ordered Windows 7 Pro N again and got a new key everything worked perfectly! When I asked Dreamspark about the problem they told me to talk to the support at the University. When I asked Dreamspark about the problem they told me to talk to the support at the University. Best regards, Pavlo Hello i have the same problem.
So it seems like no one wants to help me with this :D You are one lucky guy, DreamSpark won't talk to me about this at all : and yes, I got my copy on 22nd of December also! Why need to go to N? Generic Windows 7 Installation Key We are sorry but unfortunately we can not provide you with any retail Windows 7 Product key here, sorry. You can choose Pro, skip entering a key, and once installed it will activate from the existing digital licence. But now today 12 January it is back and then a friend of mine got a license and got the same problem. All similar threads are 2-3 years old, and I am not sure they are still relevant. I'd say you are not going to find an easy way to convert your Win 7 Pro disk to Win 7 Pro N. You'll have to enter a ton of digits, but eventually you'll get a person on the other end to talk to.
Being in Australia, you would be unlikely to have the N version. Because I just can't get to their support to help me out. Depending on the version of Windows 8 the key is for you will get either Home or Pro. I'd like to activate the machine we tested with. I know Windows 7 N is essentially just Windows 7 without media player, so I didn't think this would be an issue.