Windows 7 OEM certificates different from Home, Professional and Ultimate?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by FattysGoneWild, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. FattysGoneWild

    FattysGoneWild MDL Member

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    My new pc will be coming with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Does anyone or did anyone ever find out. If the certs. from OEM makers are different between Windows 7 versions? Our is that particular cert. good for all versions? I will be backing up my key/cert. from my new HP.
     
  2. BIOSNOIDEA

    BIOSNOIDEA MDL Senior Member

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    Yeah, but I had a guy with a very new Lenovo laptop and there was no way in the planet to make it work. It actually did not no matter what I tried.
    Therefore I would ad, perhaps, that if RTM was not pre loaded into the machine then maybe that Lenovo had a specific disc with a PID that would not respond?
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  3. wendy123

    wendy123 Guest

    #3 wendy123, Dec 26, 2011
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  4. urie

    urie Moderator
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    @ wendy123, Branded computers come with OEM:SLP key which used with a .XRM-MS that matches SLIC string in bios this Pre-Activated machine so no need to activate via the internet. The key on the sticker is OEM:COA key and you need to call MS to activate.