Going to format a Windws 7 BIOS mod activated PC; What should I do to reinstall?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by riahc3, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Hello

    Back when Windows 7 first released, I manually modded my own BIOS (using the tutorial here) to include the SLIC 2.1 tables and using this method activated Windows 7. Now, Im going to format and reinstall Windows 7. How exactly do I activate it after installing it?
     
  2. timesurfer

    timesurfer MDL Developer

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    You can use Daz loader in it's advanced "install key and cert only" modes and also Opa tool in the repository will work as same plus in "repo" there is manual ways to install key and cert...lol

    Good luck ;)
     
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  3. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Understood. So I just have to install the cert and the key. Sounds great.

    Thanks.
     
  4. RCOO

    RCOO MDL Senior Member

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    You can do it yourself through CMD tho.
    Just run cmd as Admin, paste the cert that matches the slic in the C: drive, or somewhere.
    Then do:

    - slmgr -ilc *path where the cert is*\xxxx.xrm-ms;
    - slmgr -ipk *product key for the edition you installed*

    And you're done.
     
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  5. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    Where were those certs as I cant seem to find them on my PC?
     
  6. urie

    urie Moderator
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    download slic dumptoolkit it can backup you certificate and serial.
     
  7. venu

    venu MDL Addicted

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    You can backup the current activation with PMR's token restore or Orev's ABR Beta, then restore after reinstalling windows. All single click stuff.
     
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