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[*] Post 400237 posted on 5-1-2010 at 05:48 Reply With Quote
Another win7 question

This one may make me look a bit dim, however i am still inclined to ask...on that note. Admins - please delete this topic if i have stepped out of bounds here.

The pc in question was an hp that was pre-installed with vista and was promised a free upgrade to 7.

I got a bit hasty and installed a 'trial' version of 7 (64 bit)

Now that Hp has sent me my upgrade package I assumed I would be able to use the product key they provided with the upgrade kit to activate my 'trail' version.

I obviously skipped the internet activation and went for a the 'activate by phone' option', but have been unsuccessful so far.

Am i doomed to a reinstall here or am i missing something?
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[*] Post 400238 posted on 5-1-2010 at 06:39 Reply With Quote

You have to re-install the OS, the release candidate isn't upgrading.
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