If you don't have 10G of free space on the system an upgrade to Win 10 is out of the question, no matter how you do it. You can create installation disc with Acer Backup. Any laptop capable of running Premium should be capable of running Ultimate. I think it was just not thinking all the way through as Voknarb describe in his reply. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum I have an Acer Aspire 4736G laptop 6 yo. It is telling me to go to the Windows Store and buy a genuine key. If you are unsure how to do this please read the manuals that came with your computer.
The conditions are not negotiable. He then wrote a program that will find the key, store the key, and install the key after you are finished with your fresh, bloatware free, install! This will take some time depending on the size of your drive. I'm trying to handle a lot of data, over several disks. Thanks, my gamingstation always needed the key, and i have the real version of win 7 home premium 64bit, and now it works. I have a problem installing Windows 7. I read that in theory, as long as the iso matches the current installation i.
This will uninstall the current product key from Windows and put it into an unlicensed state. Yes, I spent 3 hrs removing software, folders, and registry entries to improve the performance and stability of a brand new notebook! Cool, so let's start with the following steps to get the other laptops done as fast as possible. Windows 7 Ultimate Product Key Online Activation is 100% Genuine. That will only work if you install with the matching factory install media. I would also like to do the accessibility Windows 10 upgrade. Now I'm not able to activate Windows with provided Product Key. Where can I download a windows 10 home? If I can't do it, I'll stay with 7 and 8.
As I said, without a documented process, I did a lot of experimentation. I would like to take this key and use it on my wife's new Desktop that I am building. They sometimes hid it in there so it doesn't get damaged and unreadable. The second they see two different computers using the same copy it gets flaged. I have done it myself and it works. The difference in boot time alone was amazing.
As a fall back, I am creating a system image on a flash drive and system repair disk, in case the clean install doesn't work, and just hope I can restore from these. You can't use your original Acer key to activate on another computer though. The Windows 7 or Windows 8 genuine license your system was previously running is exchanged for a diagnostics key. Can you add any link to the show this is against the license? I ran the diagnostic and here is what I got:. Or is it because of the copy of Windows that comes in the hidden partition? The start button of your Acer laptop running on Windows 7 platform has to be opted at first.
When I asked for the Windows 7 Disk, they sent me one for the 32bit version and the 64bit version. What is more easier to post the iso link on a ftp server. However, tHere have been many reports in the media, and here in Tom's, of people doing it recently, and it still works. I realise that the drivers might be a pain to reinstall one by one, in the right order, and if anyone believes it is all too much hassle and that I should pay Acer their ransom for a recovery disk, assuming the recovery disk is guaranteed to work, then at least I will have learned a few things on the way. Technically you are not supposed to, but you could install windows 10 pro on the new desktop with the media creation tool that you install from microsoft's website and use that windows 7 pro key to activate it. Please note that the product key affixed to your computer is for Microsoft Windows and not for Microsoft Office.
Did I do something wrong? Nowhere in any of the Acer documentation does it refer to a trial. Some site also provide crack but its better to scan your download with an antivirus because all kind of crack or pirated software may have some malware which can cause more harm than good. This is a free upgrade. I've had some malware infections over the years and registry-damaging cleanups, and for peace of mind, I want to wipe the drive and install fresh. Use Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Product key to install Windows 7.
By this time I had found a better, less time consuming, way and you are one of the first to hear about it! You can now just start typing like in normal keyboards. After installation you need to activate Microsoft operating system with the original product key. You may not even need to use the Accessibility version. Just for your information, Windows 10 activation works differently than it has in the past. The free Upgrade window ran out a year ago. Thanks for all the info, you guys are the bomb, kudos.