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  • Question

  • I downloaded Windows 7 Pro -- even paid for the backp DVDs.  Neither the download nor the DVDs tell me what the product key is.  How am I supposed to activate?  Why is this even necessary -- first install from a purchase on your web site.

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 7:17 AM

Answers

  • I don't have access to that email account, but it turns out that you can just log in to your MicrosoftStore account and they have it all available for you there.
    • Proposed as answer by Carl Stephens Monday, March 8, 2010 11:37 PM
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, March 9, 2010 12:42 AM
    Monday, March 8, 2010 7:44 AM

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  • Check your receipt, (hope you printed it) and your confirmation email (check your spam box if necessary). I hope you saved some sort of documentation that you can contact MS store with. Good luck.
    Sunday, March 7, 2010 8:32 AM
  • msalt wrote:
    > I downloaded Windows 7 Pro -- even paid for the backp DVDs. Neither the
    > download nor the DVDs tell me what the product key is. How am I supposed to
    > activate? Why is this even necessary -- first install from a purchase on your
    > web site.
    >


    The Product Key should have been in the confirmation email that
    provided you the link from which to download the ISO.


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    Sunday, March 7, 2010 4:23 PM
  • I don't have access to that email account, but it turns out that you can just log in to your MicrosoftStore account and they have it all available for you there.
    • Proposed as answer by Carl Stephens Monday, March 8, 2010 11:37 PM
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, March 9, 2010 12:42 AM
    Monday, March 8, 2010 7:44 AM