Windows activation

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by snowman53, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. snowman53

    snowman53 MDL Novice

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    Just used one of the new "Keys" to update windows 7 starter to Home premium. All went well with the Toshiba mini NB305. Flashed my Bios to new update and so far so good. This morning I noticed windows wanted to download and install KB971033. Checked the online PID site and it told me the Toshiba Key was valid. Do I trust the update process.? Do not want to rebuild this(Do not have a backup yet) and if it De-activates my windows can I use a restore point to get it back.
    Thanks,
    Snowman53
     
  2. timesurfer

    timesurfer MDL Developer

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    It's optional thus there's no need to install it unless you have to validate to become activated

    Also it can always be uninstalled
     
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  3. Wonder.Wonder.Wonder

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    There's no need to install it. It can't increase the security of your windows so don't take such risk if you are not 100% sure of your key.
     
  4. sam3971

    sam3971 MDL Guru

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    If you back it up then yes you can restore a backup but I would advise you to make an image backup, do not rely on system restore dude.
     
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