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  • We have a customer that has 3 windows 7 computers that were upgraded from Windows 7 Home edition to Windows 7 professional they are used in a SQL network where one computer is used as a server and the others are clients. The SQL server will not connect via named pipes or IP address but we can connect to it by using an ODBC connection. The SQL group has recommended that we erase and reload each computer to reload the OS but the customer does not have the disks for the home edition or the Upgrade since the OS was loaded on each PC when purchased (no Disks) and the OS upgrades were downloaded from MS's web page. Is there a process or existing procedure that we can use to accomplish the reload? This customer does not have the money to purchase 3 new full copies of Windows 7. He has been our customer for years and we are helping him at no charge.

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011 8:28 PM

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  • Hi,

     

    According to your description, I suggest to contact SQL server for further help:

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/sqlserver

     

    The reason why we recommend posting appropriately is you will get the most qualified pool of respondents, and other partners who read the forums regularly can either share their knowledge or learn from your interaction with us.  Thank you for your understanding.

     

     

    Regards,

    Leo   Huang

     

     


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    • Marked as answer by Leo Huang Wednesday, October 19, 2011 4:23 AM
    Thursday, October 13, 2011 7:32 AM