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    Windows 7 new build using old license

    Yes, key is for W7pro which is what I installed. This is from upgrade version, and I do have valid keys of older gen windows. I think what I missed is the double install method. I just did a clean install on a brand new hard drive with no previous windows installed on it. Will give this a try...
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    Windows 7 new build using old license

    Ok so I installed win7 64bit sp1 downloaded from this forum, but ran into an issue. My key was invalid even though it should be the right key for win7. This was a custom install on a brand new hard drive. Do you think since I have the upgrade version of the key and a clean install is the...
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    Windows 7 new build using old license

    Thanks for all the info. Will start with creating a win7 boot disc to see if I can recover this computer or get my data out. The legality is an interesting topic. My original computer came with XP home preinstalled and I have the original boot disc for it. I also own a full XP Pro license...
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    Windows 7 new build using old license

    I have run into some issues and have a multi part question. I had upgraded my old XP machine to Windows 7 Pro 32 bit a couple of years ago. It was through a digital download so I don't have any dvd or anything. My computer now refuses to boot and asks me to put a boot disc in cd drive. I have...
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