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peace123au
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install windows 7 without install disk

hi i bought t510 second hand from an auction house where prior to sale they formated and wiped the hdd clean.

i have the product key for windows 7 pro but cant download the iso from the windows website help

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Re: install windows 7 without install disk


@peace123au wrote:

hi i bought t510 second hand from an auction house where prior to sale they formated and wiped the hdd clean.

i have the product key for windows 7 pro but cant download the iso from the windows website help


Welcome to the forum. Apparently you need a valid retail product key in order to download the ISO from Microsoft's site. An OEM key, say from another ThinkPad, won't work due to OEM licensing restrictions. 

 

 

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