When this tech told me to looked again at the Activation window again, Windows was activated! Have been searching through a lot of posts but haven't found any similar issue or solution for it yet. It would not boot into windows so I did a reinstall on it. But, things have changed now. Once I've finished and all is well, I'll come back to it in this thread and give you my end result. It should pull the key from the box automagically.
Anyone use this before or is there a better way? Originally it was 7 Enteprise. Here's the situation in short. There was no reason for them to, so why would they? The problem became obvious at that point. I appreciate your post but it was too late. That is what I would do, but I am assuming he just wanted to change the key without a full reinstall. However, things turned out differently. This is a personal side project.
We got the email receipt for the purchase but no product license key or how to download info didn't need the download anyway. The owners of this site are compensated by relationships with the recommended software products. I use Hybrid sleep, rarely re-boot or shutdown. The factory install uses a built in key, not the one on the sticker, so the key on the sticker means nothing to them. Not sure if that's the case for Windows 10 or not. I'm not sure how it's done, but my guess would be they say 'we made 50 machines, model X, with Home and we used 50 Home stickers' and that's the end of it. So I either need a Asus Vista recovery disk cannot find a.
The problem became obvious at that point. That is what I would do, but I am assuming he just wanted to change the key without a full reinstall. That is what I would do, but I am assuming he just wanted to change the key without a full reinstall. If you have Windows 8 or 10 installed and activated is your friend. General Discussion Hi, I have an Asus Windows 7 laptop and cannot find how to disable the function key so don't have to press Fn + F11 to lower my volume.
Theoretically, you will never be asked for a key to activate your machine. . Virtualization So short story, I work at a college tech site that fixes student and faculty computers. Many problems that you encounter can be attributed to a corrupt and bloated registry. It should pull the key from the box automagically. If they'd correspond, all would be well. There was no reason for them to, so why would they? My machine is a Lenovo Thinkpad T420.
Result: they did not correspond. I know how to find out said in : said in : said in : said in : said in :. Small follow-up question in the meantime: suppose I had received the laptop with a complete blank harddrive i. Just like other , FirmwareTableView is completely free and portable. Or, you will be prompted to type in the right product key.
As I've read, and then enter the Windows 7 product key when prompted to enter a key during the install process. But this situation has been boggling my mind for the past five hours. You should store these somewhere. But if not For example, how can I retrieve the key from a downgraded machine that runs Windows 7? I've put the results in two attachments to this post. Absolute case, you have to talk to someone and they'll give you the A-G activation thing in about sixty seconds.
The blog's download link to the toolkit sadly contains a virus, so I haven't been able to try it out yet searching for other download links brings me to shady sources. Backup and Restore Hello everybody! As for them keeping track, they'd be remiss not to. But my current issue is one of the strangest things I've encountered in all these years. I did a clean install of the Win 7 then I activated it at that time without any issues. Now, the Windows installation process usually finds the product key automatically.
I'm sure they do need to track that, yes. Perhaps there is a way to find this out, too. For specific reasons I cannot sell it with this copy of 7 on it and need to reload it with the original vista. When I did it partially filled in a Product Key-Like series of all caps which it rejected when I hit the enter key. By the way, why is it missing? I'm not sure how this utility works.