Using Dell DVD to install on Lenovo Desktop

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by jbondsr, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. jbondsr

    jbondsr MDL Novice

    May 4, 2010
    #1 jbondsr, Apr 1, 2011
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2011
    Hi guys.
    I've been reading through the forums for a while. Great community.:cool:

    What I wanted to ask is this:

    I replaced a hard drive in my Lenovo Desktop.
    (I first confirmed that I was at SLIC 2.1 - and made backups of certificates/settings/bins, etc.)

    I then realized that Lenovo didn't provide a re-install disc, so I decided to try and use a Dell disc for Windows 7 Professional.

    After installing the OS, I used Windows Loader 1.9.7 and it seemed to activate offline OK.

    Am I ok to do regular Windows Updates, or should I keep Automatic Updates disabled for the time being?
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Nov 30, 2009
    U have SLIC 2.1 + U used DAZ's loader = It should install necessary cert & key ~ u r properly activated -> U can do regular Windows Updates!!!
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