please help regarding windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by alwz, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. alwz

    alwz MDL Novice

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    hello

    if theres a branded computer for example hp acer etc, that came with windows 7 starter, can one use an oem slp serial to upgrade to home premium or ultimate and no need for activation?

    the question is because dont want to use any loader or something like that.

    if it already came installed with windows 7 but starter, can any key that is specific for a brand can be used on any computer want to upgrade the windows on?

    thanks alot in advance :)
     
  2. urie

    urie Moderator
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    You should be able to use any of the oem SLP keys posted here to perform windows anytime upgrade just select key for version you want.
     
  3. alwz

    alwz MDL Novice

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    thanks for the answer.

    so basiclly i can do this because its a branded computer?

    can these keys get blacklisted or not?

    and i dont need to insert slic or whatever that thing is? no need to use loader or touch the bios? i really dont want to do that :biggrin:

    so i just need to use windows anytime upgrade insert the serial i want and it will upgrade by the key?

    can i rollback the windows installation if it says it needs activation or i have to system restore by the manufactuer?

    thanks again :)
     
  4. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    1. Beacuse its an OEM computer with slic 2.1
    2. No? Then several thousands of computers would be blacklisted
    3. Start anytime upgrade and enter key.
    4. Depends on what happens but yes you can always do a systemrestore.
     
  5. alwz

    alwz MDL Novice

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    thanks for the answer too

    i just edited the question but i think you already answerd

    i dont need to insert slic or whatever that thing is? no need to use loader or touch the bios?

    i just use one of the keys in windows anytime upgrade and update and it will be activated by its own?

    if yes it great! :)
     
  6. urie

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    Yes it will activate on its own.
     
  7. alwz

    alwz MDL Novice

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    wow thanks alot

    just one more question

    when i upgrade with anytime upgrade does it erases anything from the computer or it just updates?

    all my files and the manufacter applications will stay installed?

    and also does the upgrade appears on add remove files in control panel as an removable upgrade or update or it will be able to remove it only by doing a recovery from the manufacter? also it wont damage the original recovery files from the manufactor?

    thanks alot and sorry for all the questions but better safe than sorry :biggrin:
     
  8. urie

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    I personally have never used anytime upgrade but i do know that you files will still be intact as for add remove programs I do not think you would be able to uninstall i'm also not sure as tcntad mentioned it that system restore would work. I would backup my system just in case.

    Haven't heard of any one on forum having problems when they have used anytime upgrade :)
     
  9. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    Hm Im not sure either actually :p

    It will restore to its original factoryimage atleast.
     
  10. alwz

    alwz MDL Novice

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    so i understand that at least regarding the restore to factory image you are sure about it?
     
  11. urie

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    Yes if it has factory restore image.