Windows 7 Ultimate question

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  1. HondaLuv3r4Life

    HondaLuv3r4Life New Member

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    Hi all, im new here so bear with me if I didn't post this in the right place. Here's my question...I'm currently running a falsely-activated copy of 7 Ultimate 64bit. I'm thinking about buying the upgrade to Windows 8 pro 64bit. If i do the boxed upgrade will activation be successful in windows 8? Any help plz.
     
  2. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    First I doubt it will pass at MS and second we don't help hackers here.
    Joe
     
  3. HondaLuv3r4Life

    HondaLuv3r4Life New Member

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    Well had to ask, the copy of windows 7 I got was given to me by a friend of mine. I'm not to knowledgeable about hacking lol.
     
  4. patcooke

    patcooke Microsoft MVP
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    Buy the upgrade and use the well known method for installing it as a clean install rather than an upgrade. Format your drive before installing to ensure no trace remains of your previous unmentionables. This way you will end up with a clean and legal copy of Windows.
     
  5. HondaLuv3r4Life

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    But if I install it using the clean install option will it even do that considering its an upgrade disk? And second, if I go that route, will it activate in that scenario?
     
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    Adamsappleone U.S.Navy D.A.V.

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    Yes and 2nd yes being a legal copy
     
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