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  • i own win7 home premium and have no disk .......   geeks installed a new hard drive in my gateway laptop and told me the hard drive was warrentied but the OS is not.....  so they returned to me my laptop with a new hard drive with no OS.......i bought win7 ultimate from some dude on craigslist.....  its not genuine.......  how can i install home premium from an ultimate disk??
    Saturday, January 14, 2012 6:47 PM

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  • Hi,

    the easiest way is here:

    http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-install-windows-7vista-from-usb-drive-detailed-100-working-guide/
    

     

    Then delete on USB disk file ei.cfg. This file is located in folder sources.

    After this, remove DVD with Windows 7 Ultimate from your computer and boot from USB key - you will be able to choose editon. Product key is located on OEM stick under battery or somewhere on your notebook.



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    • Proposed as answer by Jiří Janata Saturday, January 14, 2012 9:56 PM
    • Edited by Jiří Janata Saturday, January 14, 2012 9:57 PM
    • Marked as answer by Miya Yao Friday, January 20, 2012 8:36 AM
    Saturday, January 14, 2012 9:56 PM