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Windows 7 Activation

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Windows 7 Activation

Bit of a long shot but has anyone any idea of a site where I can key in a Windows 7 Product Key and see if it has been used?

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Re: Windows 7 Activation

strat Mr GooGle  gave me this  Wink try if you like
http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/Windows-7-Product-Key-Checker.shtml
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Re: Windows 7 Activation

Thanks....
I've tried a couple of those key checkers but if the relevant info is there then it's in code.
They basically provide a load of ID's and tell me which version of W7 it is.
I can install the Pro version I have in my possession and try activation but I'd rather not go through all that if there is a simpler way

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Re: Windows 7 Activation

I can't see Microsoft making that information public, and they control it, so "suck it and see" is likely to be the only way.
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According to MS the only way to check your serial number is to install your windows and see if it passes activation  Roll eyes
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I know and that's why clever software writers find ways around such situations.
Key reveal apps or admin password editors for example.
Never mind....like I said...a long shot.

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Re: Windows 7 Activation

Quote from: Strat

I can install the Pro version I have in my possession and try activation but I'd rather not go through all that if there is a simpler way

Did you manage to install and successfully activate your Pro copy of Win7 ?
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Re: Windows 7 Activation

My SSD only came today as a replacement for the original one which 'went missing in the post'.
I'm hoping to get stuck in Sunday afternoon all being well.
You have no idea how much I want to start now but family demands........ Lips are sealed
I'll most likely go straight for the Home Premium and pass on the Pro copy.

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