New PC Custom Disc

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by highroyds, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. highroyds

    highroyds MDL Novice

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    Hi guys,

    Just purchased a new pc and it came with Windows 7 Starter.

    I have searched across your board, but I'm unsure if I found the correct answer and just wanted to know if its possible.

    Would it be possible to make a bootable Windows 7 Disc that would accept the W7 Starter key thats on the netbook and have it pre-activated without having to phone MS.

    Just I was thinking that it would be better when ever the time came that I need to format then I wouldn't have all the pre-installed software that the restoration installs.

    Cheers for any help & advice.

    BTW its a HP Mini 110 with a recovery partition (have found the wim image).
     
  2. FattysGoneWild

    FattysGoneWild MDL Member

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    #2 FattysGoneWild, Jun 19, 2010
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    Backup key/cert. using this program. http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/6925-SLIC-DUMP-ToolKit-x86-x64-%28Includes-PKey-amp-Cert.-Backup%29 When doing a clean install. Install drivers and then do windows update. Save image. Before doing that. I activate using key/cert. manually. See this thread. http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/7126-The-Official-Windows-7-Repository Install cert. first then key. Finally you can use windows any time upgrade or during install. Use any version you want. http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/10370-Windows-7-OEM-SLP-Key-Collection Starter is terrible. :/ You will be amazed when you do a fresh install. How well the machine runs. HP installs so much bloat it is insane. I have no problem buying a pre-built system now. Thanks to MDL and explaining how to do clean installs with a OEM machine! Any more questions. Just ask. People are very helpful on here!
     
  3. highroyds

    highroyds MDL Novice

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    Oh thats great - thank you.

    Yeh Starter is a little erm cough cough lol, the software that hp install most of it I dont use lol and I hate the Norton that they keep installing. I just can't understand why they think to install a cd/dvd burning software when you don't have or get a dvd drive lol in the netbook.

    But thanks again for that info very helpful.
     
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    Krutonium MDL Senior Member

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    urie, while I agree with you about PC Decrapifier, it's just not the same is a Clean, Fresh install. Also, lol @ Disk Software on a Disk-Drive less Computer ;)