Windows 10 crash, Install Windows 7, Can't verify my Version of 7...

#1
So I have Windows 10 on my old laptop and one day it just crashes. I fiddled with it for a few days and couldn't get it to work so I just wiped the hard drive. I have another copy of Windows 7 Professional and I used the disk to install the OS, however I did not want to use the product code because I need it for another system in the near future. Now, I get messages prompting me to input a product code and was wondering if someone from Windows could possibly help me with this issue. Thanks.
 


#2
Just put the product code then.
You can see your product code under your laptop near the battery in the colored paper.
 


#3
That didn't work....
 


Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
Staff member
#4
This site is not affiliated with Microsoft in anyway. If you don't have a product key you will need to purchase one online or it may even be cheaper to buy a cheap laptop from a pawn shop with the key still intact on the bottom.
 


nedo

New Member
#5
yes, I agree.
 


kemical

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
Premium Supporter
Microsoft MVP
#6
It might be worth reading this thread on the legality of buying keys online:
Buying Microsoft keys online
 


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