can i use same cd key from preinstalled OS

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  1. garry35

    garry35 Registered Member

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    i have a laptop with windows 7 preinstalled, but as per law the cd key is printed on the underside of the laptop on a a genuine COA. can i reinstall the same edition of windows and use this cd key.

    to clarify the preinstalled OS comes with a bunch of crapware that only slows the system, can i just reinstall the same edition of windows and find my own drivers minus the crapware.

    i realise that i will lose the bundled software, but theres nothing i really use that came bundled and i can streamline things better.

    Gazzer.
     
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    berryracer Suspended Member

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    yes you can use it :)
     
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  4. dw426

    dw426 Registered Member

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    Yep, a key is a key. I had to download an ISO for Win 7 once and install after a failure.
     
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