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Hi Experts ,

I have a customer who has purchased VLK for Windows 7, we've imaged the laptops using the OEM install on windows 7, is it possible to activate windows 7 using this VLK now?

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Craig Paulsen

8/22/2022 - Mon
Neale Williams

No it is not. You cannot use a VLK key on an OEM system. It will not accept the key.
You will need to reimage the laptops using the VLK media.

for a second opinion only..the above is true.
Craig Paulsen

thank you guys, can anyone point me to a M$ Article that confirms this?
PS# several people has advised me that you cannot use a VLK on an OEM install, just need to provide some evidence to a client in the form on a M$ article (or similar) if possible
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Craig Paulsen

exactly what I was after...