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  1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 7 ultimate
       07 Sep 2015 #1

    Windows 10 installation failed, now my windows 7ultimate is pirated?


    Hello. I had not enough disc space. So suddenly it started windows again. So now my windows 10 ultimate 64bit is pirated and cant donwload windows 10 anymore. I dont have that key because i bought this computer from one guy that i dont even know. So i just hope i can get it or something. Can i get codes or
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 610
    W10
       07 Sep 2015 #2

    Hi!

    If your key was ok before that upgrade attempt, then it should still be ok now.

    There are tools, which can read out and show you your product key. Showkey is one of them:
    Showkey - Windows 10 Forums

    Another tool I know of is called Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder.

    I think with these tools you should be able to read out the product key.

    Anyway, didn't Windows 7 still come with a printed label with the key on it attached to the PC?
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 7 ultimate
       07 Sep 2015 #3

    I tried key that i ProdyKey found. But it says errorcode 0xC004E003 So already used ? Like i cant even see that windows 10 update thing anywhere anymore. I just wanted try it but now i have pirated windows 7 ultimate, and cant update to windows
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,563
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586
       07 Sep 2015 #4

    Hi!
    If your key was ok before that upgrade attempt, then it should still be ok now.
    Call Microsoft to activated your "legal" Windows 7 again.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 7 ultimate
       07 Sep 2015 #5

    You got some numbers fast or do i go google thanks for help man!
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,563
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586
       07 Sep 2015 #6

    Nasse3 said: View Post
    You got some numbers fast or do i go google thanks for help man!
    Sorry - I`m in Germany......! Please use Google.

    Good luck!!!
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  7. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,924
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       07 Sep 2015 #7

    sounds like the guy you bought the computer had installed a pirated copy of win7 ,way I see it your only option is to buy a legit copy of windows ,be it 7 or 8, or even 10 ,,but I think its the only option you got , good luck.
    its been documented that with win10 Microsoft is going to do its best to kill pirate software on a upgraded computer,
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  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 7 ultimate
       07 Sep 2015 #8

    But It was normal like 2 years, whenever i ever bought this. im not sure what means that i have text This copy of windows is not genuine on the right. Not sure if that means pirated tho But this happened after windows 10 failed
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  9.    07 Sep 2015 #9

    re-install your Windows 7 OS (restore a backup , you DID do a full OS backup didn't you?) and then re-do the Windows 10 upgrade.

    Use showkey and write down the Windows 7 key.

    It's the only way to make it work again according to MS Support.
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  10. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 7 ultimate
       07 Sep 2015 #10

    But if that says i cant even activate it. that means even tho i reinstall it that wont work either. ? Like im retard or something
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