You will need
- - access to the Internet;
- - registration key Windows 7 Ultimate.
If you've ever installed Windows, then remember the moment when during the installation process a window appears asking to enter a registration key. It consists of five alphanumeric groups and looks something like this: XH7KY-9YP9X-G9M34-JJH66-HXK9C. When you buy a license disk Windows, this code indicated on the package. If you buy a computer preinstalled with the OS, the registration code is on a small sticker on the case.
At presence of a registration key activation Windows 7 does not pose any difficulties. Turn on the computer, wait for OS startup. Just right click the "Computer" icon on your desktop and select the context menu item "Properties".
In the window "System" look at the bottom line "Remains 30 days for activation. Activate Windows now". The number of days you can have another. In the newly appeared window enter the product key, Internet should be included. Click "Next" and then follow the instructions. After successful activation when you open the window "System" in the bottom says "Activate Windows", the line below will set a registration key.
You should know that the key is suitable only for the version of the OS that it was designed. So, to activate the maximum version of Windows 7 you cannot use keys from other versions, they won't work.
There is a legal way to extend the activation period from 30 to 120 days. When the last day of the activation, click "start", type in the search bar cmd. Then click the cmd icon, right-click and select "Run as administrator". Open a command prompt window, type slmgr.vbs /rearm and press Enter. After that, restart your computer, then right-click the "Computer" icon and select "Properties". In the bottom of the window again indicates that for activation of the left 30 days. Repeat this procedure four times, giving you 120 days.
What to do if the activation period came, and the registration key no? You can purchase it on the Microsoft website, the cost is approximately 3 to 10 thousand rubles depending on the version of the OS. The keys you can search on the Internet, the probability to activate the system in this case is quite high. However, it will last long – quickly public keys are entered in the blacklist, and activation of the OS "flies" upon the next attempt of upgrading the system. You can use one of the "activators" Windows, which web quite a lot, but in this case a very high risk of getting together with him the Trojan program. The conclusion is simple – in order not to have problems with the performance of the system, you should use a licensed copy of Windows.
Free Windows 7 ultimate activator (Windows Loader) not only activates the system, but removes the last updates, after which the desktop appears a watermark with the text: your copy of windows is not genuine windows 7. Using this activator you will have needed buying a license key for Windows 7 (Windows 7) Max.
Advice 2: How to activate Windows XP
Microsoft Windows of any year when installed on a computer does not require activation for one month. The version must be activated, otherwise your PC will be completely defenseless and open to all kinds of viruses. If you have Internet, phone, activate on their own.
The first way is to activate it via the Internet connection. Connect to your ISP, find the button on the panel alert "activation Notification", make sure that the activation wizard is launched. The same label you can find if you walk the path: start button, All programs, Accessories, system tools, and next activation.
Accept by clicking "Yes" in the "Activate your copy" via the Internet". Carefully read the "privacy Statement" all rights and responsibilities, follow the mark Next. You have the right to register and go through the process of starting a licensed version, and to declare the desire to connect additional conditions for the installation (go Back).
To register please fill in all fields with contact information, get activation key for the system, enter it in the box and go back Next. Your application will be processed and the system is activated. Complete the procedure by pressing OK. You will be notified about the result by the screen message "You have successfully activated your copy of Windows".
If you do not have connectivity to the Internet from a personal computer, use a mobile phone (the model must support the function of "the Internet"). In the activation window, find the relevant paragraph, make a free call at the suggested number, inform the operator that you wish to activate and inform the operating system code. After verifying the personal code, enter a different encoding from the operator and standard OK.
If you upgrade your computer, that is, to spend on upgrading, format the hard drive, clean from viruses, be sure to reinstall and reactivate Windows XP. Preactivation on the same carrier can be done as many times as required. Remember that your actions to activate licensed version of Microsoft - it's not just the support of well-known companies, and the protection of their own equipment and information.
Advice 3: How to remove Windows 7 and install Windows XP on laptop
If you decide to remove a preinstalled operating system Windows Seven with your mobile computer, don't rush to format hard disk. Workable laptop you will need to prepare the files needed to install Windows XP.
You will need
- disk with Windows XP;
- - USB drive;
- - access to the Internet.
Start with a search of the hard disk drivers. When you install the Windows XP operating system on mobile computer quite often the problem arises with the definition of Winchester. To avoid it, you need to install additional drivers. Visit the website of the manufacturer of the used laptop.
Open the download center and download the necessary files. Remove them from the archive and copy the files to a USB flash drive or external hard drive with USB interface or eSATA.
Download the image of Windows installation disk and burn it to a blank disc using the ISO File Burning. After the program is completed do not remove the disc from the drive, connect a USB drive with the drivers for the hard drive and reboot the mobile computer.
Hold F8 after starting the laptop boot. In the quick menu changing the boot device select Internal DVD-Rom. Press any key to start boot from disc.
Follow the instructions step by step menu that until the program will not prompt you to select the sections or will not report that the Winchester was missing. Now select "Install drivers" and point to the files previously recorded on the USB drive. Remove the flash drive after the installation of the selected files.
After determining the hard disk select the partition that is running the OS Windows Seven. In the next menu, activate the item "Format in NTFS" and press Enter. During the installation process Windows XP mobile computer will restart several times. Take no action, thereby allowing the device to boot from the hard drive.
Please visit the official website of the laptop manufacturer and download the drivers for the motherboard and other devices designed to operate in Windows XP environment.