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alien_jiggy alien_jiggy is offline
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Default # help in re-installing Win 7 plx # - 03-13-2012, 03:16 PM

Hello all,

Av just bought Duo from a friend but unfortunately he does NOT have recovery disks, so how can i re-install Win 7 on my Duo. i really want to get rid off all the Dell crap etc etc. Can i just use any Win 7 iso & activate with my product key????

plz help guys
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Default 03-16-2012, 07:47 PM

No, you cannot. The product key you were given will work only with the specific distribution of Windows 7 provided to Dell. Is there a recovery partition on the disk? Dell sometimes does that instead of CDs.

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Default 03-25-2012, 10:08 AM

I used a standard win7 home premium and entered the duo product key.
worked when using activation by phone with microsoft activation computer.
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