Feel like an orphan with Win 7?

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Feel like an orphan with Win 7?

Postby mjnelson99 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:05 pm

I got 2 Family Packs of Win 7 Home premium. I know I used all 3 on pack
1 and think I still have one left on Pack 2.

I saw a link on Google to download the Win 7 iso from MS. (I already got
them much earlier though).

They want the install code before allowing a download.

Guess what? Neither Family pack numbers were "Valid".

MS really wants us ALL on Win 10. Not necessarily me.

I did update my 5-6 yr old Acer to Win 10 in 2016. I quickly saved an
THEN I restored a Win 7 image created right before the update.

My new HP AIO is Win 10 and I will not attempt to put Win 7 on it.
Mostly, Win 10 is curbed so less invasive. I know I CAN use Version 3
IFL to do a restore as well. That is useful info.
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Re: Feel like an orphan with Win 7?

Postby DrTeeth » Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:17 am

On Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:05:04 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
MJNelson disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Guess what? Neither Family pack numbers were "Valid".

Hi Mary,

Hope you're keeping well.

I had a similar experience a few days ago. I tried to load an Office
2010 and was told that I needed to reactivate. It was reunactivatable.

2 mins later after using System Restore (SR) and all was well again
without a further peep.

I really like SR as it can deal with so many little things like this
in a minute or so.


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with democracy, spend five minutes with
the average voter." - Winston Churchill
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