My Lamborghini laptop (Asus G73S) had a hard drive failure recently. I had prepared myself for this situation and had the Asus recovery DVDs standing by. I bought a replacement hard drive, installed it and went to work restoring the thing. On DVD #2 of 6, the restore failed.
Yarr! Oops, I mean, Argh!
I've got the Win7 full install disk from the Catican PC, so I took a chance with that one, hoping I could use the Win7 product key from the laptop.
Bzzzt! Wrong answer. The Lamborghini key is for Win7 Professional and the Win7 install disk was Home Premium. They didn't match up and the product key failed. I shrugged and decided to throw caution to the wind and just reused the Catican's product key. It worked.
So now I've got two PCs in the same house running Win7 using the same product keys. I'm a pirate. I don't want to be a pirate, but I can't figure out how to make this work. I don't have a Win7 Professional install disk or even an upgrade disk.
|Yarr! Leave a solution in the comments and I'll give ye a share of our doubloons!|