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Best Answer Paul432220 , 23 November 2016 - 02:07 PM

Hi, I can inform you my PC is running fine again !I had some trouble finding a Win 7 SP1 32 bit Pro Dutch version. When i followed the links you provided me,  i had to key in my WIN 7 key... Go to the full post »


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Hi,

Before i go this route, i do not have an ISO DVD with W7 on it since it came with the PC when i bought it.

I did read i can download it from MS and it looks i have to supply the COA to get it.

 

Anything else i need to worry about ? Does all data on the HDD remains as is ?

 

thanks, Paul.


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You need retail product key to download Windows 7 ISO image from Microsoft.
You keep all your personal files, settings, and install programs when you do repair install Windows 7.
 
Download Windows ISO Images

Edited by FreeBooter, 19 November 2016 - 06:42 AM.

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Hi Paul432220,

 

Haven't heard from you have you resolved the windows issue?


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Hi FreeBooter,

 

I have been travelling this week and did not have much time to try this out.

I'll give it a try over the weekend and will let you know,

 

thanks, Paul.


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Have a happy holiday, we will keep are eye open for your next report!

Edited by FreeBooter, 19 November 2016 - 12:12 PM.

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Hi,

 

I can inform you my PC is running fine again !

I had some trouble finding a Win 7 SP1 32 bit Pro Dutch version. When i followed the links you provided me,  i had to key in my WIN 7 key but got the message from MS that this was an OEM key and that i had to contact the manufacturer. Acer did however not provide any way of downloading this. This made me aware that next time, i'll buy a PC, i'll make sure to have Win images of it as without it i would have been stuck.

During the weekend, i was able to find one...thank god !

I went over the repair route, had to call MS for getting a code as my COA (the one on the sticker of the PC) was rejected by MS while activating (it was considered not valid), but that process went fine, i was able to finish the repair and activate Win 7 afterwards without any issues.

 

Thanks a lot for your assistance in getting me over this issue !

Happy holidays and enjoy Thanksgiving (if you happen to celebrate it), As you know we in Europe don't do this.

Cheers

Paul.


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I'm glad to hear your issue has been resolved Paul432220.

Yes we don't celebrate Thanksgiving but happy holidays to those who does celebrate Thanksgiving!

 

 

Take Care!


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