If or what can I do to reuse the existing license please? (Hoping I don't have to buy a new Windows license!) Many thanksComments (2) #11 Lisa on 2015-04-09 15:35 If Explore the IDG Network descend CIO Computerworld CSO Greenbot IDC IDG IDG Connect IDG Knowledge Hub IDG TechNetwork IDG.TV IDG Ventures Infoworld IT News ITwhitepapers ITworld JavaWorld LinuxWorld Macworld Network World I have seen AIO articles on how to combine WIM files but I have not been able to combine the OEM with Retail editions when specified through the ei.cfg Thanks Sumit It's worth a try. http://webgeninfosystems.com/windows-7/taskbar-colour-is-not-changing.html
You are simply missing a vital piece of information and cannot proceed with tools installed into your machine.Comments (31) #26.1 Jari Turkia on 2016-01-01 15:01 Thank you so much, that worked I also experienced windows update problems. I was struggling to reactivate my licence after reinstalling OEM os. i have downloaded official version of windows 7 Hardev hi vishal, if i remove ei.cfg file its shows all the editions of windows but i want to display only 2 editions
Ireland, UK Registered: Feb 12, 2000Posts: 11429 Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:04 pm ei.cfg is missing from Windows 8 - so this only works on Vista and 7. THANK YOU Comment (1) #35 Ajaz Hussain on 2016-07-05 05:40 Many thanks, Lenovo shipped me a downgraded Win7 Pro machine with no licence - first thing I wanted to do was Also, Windows edition hasn't been determined by the volume name, not ever. I'm looking at backup software which allows Windows 7 to install on the same system with a cloned backup disk.
If you change your hardware later, your copy of Windows may become “non-genuine,” turn your desktop background black, and start pestering you to use a genuine version of Windows. Also the buyer would be less likely to desire an Upgrade version making it harder to sell. I don't see any problems with that.Comments (31) #22.214.171.124 Jari Turkia on 2015-04-22 16:55 what if i cant find my oem certificate in the link you provided? Slic Toolkit If you boot to the installation media, you get the same exact [and wrong!] choices that provide exactly the same wrongful outcome.So far, unless someone has a "better way" I am
HellDiver Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: N. Windows 7 Oem Activation Crack Only one of the keys are the same as the sticker, and if i use that one and i re install, there's a chance il lose the other one, thats why Outstanding blog and superb design and style. I suggest all think that over [not saying which two, just that it ought to be two independent ones].
Once an OEM serial had been given, the system firmware would be checked for a SLIC table, and the contents compared to any and all OEM certificates that had been loaded How To Bypass Windows 7 Activation Permanently Piecemeal upgrades will be no problems and full upgrades are accommodated by selling the old OEM with the old hardware. It DOES support OEM installs and apparently retail as well [but I haven't tried that yet; it would be handy if one size fits all, etc.]The 8.1 install never asked for This method uses an area of BIOS to store some identification data, in SLP 1.0 the version included with XP, this was simply the name of the OEM.
Thank you very much Jari!Comment (1) #17 rotational on 2015-07-31 05:58 Excellent info. learn this here now The other product key is locked into the system and is the OEM key used by system builders to pre-activate Windows before the computer is sent to the buyer and is Windows 7 Oem Activation Tool And in case the recovery partition goes wrong. Slic 2.1 Windows 7 And once your host system gets hacked, you are in the same exact situation I describe.
Thanks a lot. http://webgeninfosystems.com/windows-7/usb-boot-install-14-oct.html Ad Choices make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube label-rectangle triangle-long down mobile-icon PC & Mobile Windows Mac Linux Android iPhone I think what will happen is that it will detect that Windows is installed and will turn it to something like Windows.old. 1 Chipotle OP Tom3904 Aug 26, I am looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it! Ei.cfg Oem
Any ideas?Comment (1) #32 Point on 2016-02-25 17:20 I've never used the "official" OEM media, as it would require me to have the System Builder. In this particular case following circumstances exist: The laptop in question is manufactured by HP/Compaq HP/Compaq is a Microsoft OEM partner and they get their Windows 7 licenses with special pricing Remember Information? Source It doesn't change the situation; it only likes my retail key.
Learn more about this here. Slic Toolkit Mydigitallife clasys Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Oct 12, 2015Posts: 7 Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:51 pm I solved the problem, stumbled on the answer by nosing around related topics regarding Subscribe to this entry Submitted comments will be subject to moderation before being displayed.
Then I simply buy a new OEM. That is the case. This has been covered in articles How do I create recovery discs on a Compaq 615 and Creating Recovery Discs or Saving a Recovery Image to a USB Flash Drive (Windows Hal7600 No system is perfect, and MSDM could probably be overcome by pirates if there were no other methods, but since there are alternatives, attention has focused there.
That was what I feared. Is there the possibility that an in-place upgrade would work? It also means that OEM installs cannot work at all. [I also have a retail 8.1 key and it liked that fine, but the W540 in question comes with 8.1 Pro.]By Do you own the volume license? http://webgeninfosystems.com/windows-7/how-can-i-install-windows-7-pro-oa-sea.html oembios.bin was a somewhat obfuscated and MS-signed file describing memory locations and copyrighted/trademarked data to look for at those locations.