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[ASK] Windows 7 Install, HELP!!!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by KBC-12, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. KBC-12

    KBC-12 Regular Member

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    Sorry for the melodramatic headline, but it's late as hell and I just wanna turn the compter off and go to sleep. But I cant...

    I installed win7 over XP and did it the way to SAVE my files through the custom upgrade.
    The KEY I bought does NOT work and I dont know if I should shut off the comp or just let it run until i can get a replacement key sometime tom......??

    I tried searching the internet for a temporary key and that was an exercise in futility. I did about 20 keys none worked.

    Shut it off? Let it run?

    What do you guys think?
    Will I lose those files/screw shit up if I turn it off?
     
  2. darkimus

    darkimus Junior Member

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    I'm pretty sure you get a free 30 day trial even if you don't have a key. And I think that can be extended up to like 90 days with a registry edit if I'm not mistaken.

    I wouldn't sweat it. You have time to get a key still.

    Edit: I just googled it and confirmed it. You can install Windows 7 keyless and you are given a free 30 day grace period.
     
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  3. Kharis

    Kharis Regular Member

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    yeah you don't need to enter a key when you install it, you can still run it for 30 days and enter the key later

    all you have to do is leave the key field blank when it asked and also untick the "activate automatically when i'm online (or something close to that)" box
     
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  4. KBC-12

    KBC-12 Regular Member

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    Hell Yeah. Thanks a MILLION guys.

    "Untick the box" Damn thats funny. Simplest thing. IT'S late..
    Thanks kharis & Darkimus.
     
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