How to Activate Windows 7 Using Product Key
Get to know more about the way to activate Windows 7 using the product key.
The Windows 7 is a stable, smooth, and highly polished Operating System (OS) with ultra-refined graphical features, a new taskbar that can easily give the Mac OS X dock a run for its money. The device management and security enhancements that make it both easier to use and safer. Importantly, it would not require the hardware upgrades that Vista demanded. The first thing that stands out is the new taskbar. This is one of the best improvements Microsoft has make third-party program dock makers are going to have to do some serious innovation when Windows 7 goes public. Microsoft is offering many paths to install Windows 7. People could buy a new computer with the operating system already installed, upgrade from Windows XP or Vista, or do a clean install on a computer the user already owns. The clean installation took us about 30 minutes, but that would vary depending on your computer. One thing that you should keep in mind that you must activate Windows 7 within 30 days of installation.
The following points discuss about Windows 7 product key activation:
- Benefits of Windows 7 activation
- Tips to activate
- Issues during activation
Benefits of activation
The Activation of Windows 7 would help to verify that Windows on your computer is genuine and hasn't been used on more computers than the Microsoft Software License Terms allow. In this way, activation helps to prevent software counterfeiting. Counterfeit software is bundled with malicious and unwanted software that could lead to corrupted systems, lost data, and even identity theft. This would affect your system very badly. When Windows is activated, you would be able to use every feature of Windows 7.
Tips to activate
To activate online, you would need your Windows 7 product key. You could find your product key on the computer or inside the Windows package or in a confirmation e mail if you purchased and downloaded Windows 7 online. If Windows is not able to activate online, you would have the option to activate using an automated phone system. If you choose to automatically activate Windows online when you set up your computer, automatic activation begins to activate Windows three days after you turn on your computer for the first time.
Issues during activation
If you receive an error indicating that your product key is not valid when installing Windows 7 it would be due to many reasons such as you might have mistyped your product key, you might be using a product key that doesn't match the version of Windows 7 that's installed on your computer, or the product key is for an upgrade version of Windows 7 and a previous version of Windows wasn't on your computer when Windows 7 was installed.
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