I had an Asus Eee mini with Win7 that I upgraded and I use the term loosely to Win10 a couple of years ago when it was free. This will display the detailed license information for the installed operating system. I have two devices registered on my Microsoft account. My version of Office Pro was purchased through Cleveland State University as part Academic Student Select Agreement. Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report. Open a command prompt using the Windows search box and type in slmgr.
Vista is licenced for one computer if you install the same copy on a second computer Vista detects this and promps to say the product key code is being used by another computer. You shouldn't have to spend hours on the phone and downloading a Bios update etc, going back and fourth with Dell and Microsoft. Go to the broken Windows 7 machine. I sent them a message, and we will see, I guess. Or you can contact Microsoft and ask for help. Sometimes it is a combination of the cpu or other components, im not sure how to tell. Some people said that I might have to use the Phone Activation service but I can't use the phone because I'm deaf so I'm taking necessary steps to avoid using the phone.
If 7 key is oem, then it will not work, and you need a new licence. Since getting the computer that had Windows 10. Your first mistake was letting a tech come over and replace the motherboard on a 5 week old computer. Then they wanted me to go to the Microsoft page and try and validate Windows online. To know, press Windows + S. Shortly after I was notified that the motherboard was affected by the Intel 6 Series Chipset recall and that the entire motheboard would need to be replaced. Assuming it is windows 10, the activation is usually tied to the motherboard.
Hope someone can help as I am getting a little worried now Click to expand. He was going deep into real tech chat talk that was kinda over my head so I said that I will take his word for it and thats that, I guess or know these guys know what they are doing or they wouldnt be doing the job they are doing obviously. If I try to activate, Windows says that the product key is invalid. So they are replacing the motherboard and the cpu as they think this should fix the problem. I started to look around and it appears that my bios no longer contains any product specific informaiton.
Feel free to post back if you have other inquiries. The license linked to my account is an upgrade from a retail version of a previous version so i should be able to reactivate it. Sometimes it is a combination of the cpu or other components, im not sure how to tell. Do you have contact with Asus in Holland? Unfortunately its now not allowing me activate Windows. Will that allow me to activate Windows 7 with no problems on a new motherboard? You can upgrade everything else, but not the motherboard.
It booted up to the user screen and he left. Let us know if you need further assistance. Sometimes, when the customer is not available or access is restricted to log into the system, the on-site technicians will not be able to enter the product key. You can try installing back to Windows 8. Sometimes she doesn't even ask that questions, but use the activation by phone.
Of course - if you persist enough. The pre-activation does not work anymore. To locate the appropriate telephone number, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note When you contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support for a replacement product key, you may have to pay a fee. Did you try the method I listed above? Please click on the link below for Microsoft Production Activation Center Telephone numbers worldwide. I guess I'll find out in two weeks when I upgrade my rig which includes a new motherboard. The model is G51Jx, but the mainboard was G60Jx.
I did manage to activate with this : 1. I'll keep it in mind if I ever need it though. But I can't put it on any other laptop. Did you try the method I listed above? Now I can't activate using my old product key. A new motherboard is considered a new computer. This system was shipped with Win 7 Pro and upgraded to Win 10 during the free promotion offer.
When I started my computer i was amazed to receive the message that my Windows 7 is not genuine. In the first week of August 2012 my Intel i. That's all changed in Windows 8. In that case, if the underlying Windows license is from a retail copy, that license can be transferred. It is true that you might be able to argue a 'like for like' replacement but if you do not have old 8. The remaining connector was within reach of the hard disk that was already still in the system. If you don't want to mess up your current install, get a spare hard drive, install windows 8.