Invalid Windows® 7 product key
Do you want to fix the "Invalid Product Key" error message in Windows 7?
When you buy a Windows 7 operating system as a DVD or through online stores you would be getting a 25 character key or a password along with Windows 7. The product key is a code for validating the genuineness of the Windows 7 copy. The product key is different for different copies of Windows 7, which means that you could use a Windows 7 DVD to install the operating system only on one computer. Once you have the product key, you need to activate your Windows 7 copy on the Microsoft website using the product key. After activating you would be able to receive the updates sent by Microsoft, which helps to improve the performance of the system.
Reasons for "Invalid Product Key" error message in Windows 7 and the ways to get a new product key are as follows:
- Incorrect entry
- Corrupt Windows 7 copy
- New product key
You would get an error message while activating the Windows 7 copy through the Microsoft website if you have mistyped the product key. Windows 7 product key is a 25 character code that is found in the DVD cover of Windows 7 operating system. You would have to carefully enter the code a second time without any mistake to activate Windows 7. You could activate the product using the Internet or using the telephone.
Corrupt Windows 7 copy
When you try to activate Windows 7 if you are getting an error message that the product key is invalid, it could be because of the fact that you are trying to activate a copy which is not genuine. This happens when you buy cracked versions of the operating system from a local vendor. The price for the operating system software would be less compared to the original version but you would be getting a version with limited features. So always buy the Windows 7 genuine copies and prevent piracy.
If your product key for Microsoft Windows 7 is not valid, you could buy a new product key from Microsoft to activate Windows 7 in your computer. Before buying a new product key ensure that you specify the version of Windows 7 that you are using. The product key is also version specific. You cannot use a product for one version of Windows 7 to activate another.
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