Windows 7 forum: Need help with purchase of new Windows 7 copy

by: Jark91 May 22, 2013 10:17 AM PDT

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Need help with purchase of new Windows 7 copy

by Jark91 - 5/22/13 10:17 AM

Hi,

Recently my laptop suddenly stopped working (it wouldn't boot). Took it to a PC shop and the guy told me I needed Windows reinstalled (I was running Vista). He did this for me, but installed 7 (Home Premium) instead. Anyway after a couple of weeks it started asking me for my activation key, and after a little digging on another forum I realised I'd been sold an unlicensed copy of Windows.

So I've got about a week to get a new activation key. My question is: do I need to buy this, at £110...

http://www.okobe.co.uk/ws/product/Microsoft-NEW-Windows-7-Home-Premium-Complete-1-PC-GFC-00025/1000019793?ref=1q4bs

or can I get away with buying this, at £90?

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http://www.kikatek.com/P116812/GFC-00026-UPGRADE-Microsoft-Windows-Home?source=froogle </div>
Bearing in mind I don't actually need to install anything, just to use the genuine license which is included in the purchase.

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