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Win 10 won't validate Win 7 product key

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Last Modified: 2019-12-06
Lenovo Thinkpad  Win 7 Pro...
Trying to install win 10 Pro...

Win 7 has valid license...pulled license from registry...updated dot net correctly...
So...confirmed valid license...see's Microsoft servers and updates...

Insert Win 10 DVD...
Goes thru these steps...
Preparing......
Checking PC......
Get important updates....
Checking PC....
Getting a few things ready....
FAILED TO VALIDATE PRODUCT KEY.....

That's all the further I can go...

Thoughts...suggestions appreciated...
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