Solved Help. Need windows 7 pro install

March 3, 2015 at 15:53:21
Specs: Windows 7
Hard drive failed have the product key for windows 7 pro. I am in need of a disc. Microsoft says contact dell, dell says my waranty is up. How do I get a disc?

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March 3, 2015 at 16:16:31
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If Windows was pre-installed by Dell then the certain answer is you either buy one from Microsoft or you see if Dell will sell you a restore disk.

If you purchased the Windows 7 disk in the first place then you can get an ISO download from Microsoft and use your own key:

It might or might not work with pre-installed Dell Windows key if you can talk MS around - see information here:

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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March 3, 2015 at 17:10:17
Another way, borrow a W7 CD & use your product key.

Put the install on an USB using Rufus & ei.cfg Removal Utility

ei.cfg Removal Utility
Install any version of Windows using any Windows disc you can find
How to Select Any Edition or Version (SKU) of Windows 7 to Install From Single Edition DVD Disc Media or ISO

Select the GPT partition scheme for UEFI computers.

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