product activation key for windows 7 has rubbed off

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product activation key for windows 7 has rubbed off

  • How can I obtain my activation code? I need to re-install windows 7 on my computer. Can you help?

    never mind - i found a program to find it off my computer, freepcaudit - thank you anyways

  • Hi Tethidecans,

    If you are using a Windows OEM version DVD to install operating system, you wont require any key to activate Windows. 

    Please reply in case you have further questions.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Chinmay S
    #iworkfordell 
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  • tethidecans
    never mind - i found a program to find it off my computer, freepcaudit - thank you anyways

    That program won't give you the product key on your sticker it will give you a Dell System Locked Preinstallation key instead. This means you cannot use retail media and phone activation and must use a Dell Windows 7 Reinstallation DVD which looks like the following.

    The Dell Reinstallation DVD automatically unlocks when installed on a Dell BIOS with the Dell System Locked Preinstallation Key. Thus there is no need for the user to enter a product key or activate.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.