On each occasion it goes through the initial install steps and then gets to the screen where it asks for the product key. I'm going to take a stab at this. This is a possible solution, but one which I have not had time to try yet. You have to install over existing installation to obtain a valid W10 key - then do a clean install afterwards. Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report. I reran W10 install and it completed the installation without asking me for anything.
Here's the report : Diagnostic Report 1. During the free upgrade period, I upgraded from Win7 to Windows 10 to obtain a digital license, and then reverted back to Windows 7. Which is what I'm trying to do with this laptop. But if youre upgrading to 10 if its asking you for a key during the install, skip it I downloaded the installer from Microsoft to do a clean install, it asked for the key in the install but gave me the option to skip it. I'm not bad with computers, I can write a basic webpage and use the control panel properly. The windows 10 system restore boot media works fine with keyboard and mouse.
I am using the key in the laptops memory, having extracted it using Belarc Advisor and then again with a utility called Keyfinder. Someone -I think here somewhere- told me that it's ok that the two numbers are different and I also read that on a couple different sites. I tried the in place upgrade but it failed - no surprise, Windows 7 was not working very well to begin with. I don't believe I used a generic key? I had a panic attack at first as it says not licensed but it does sort itself out. I have put myself on the upgrade list but reading Microsoft's own blurb they say I can get the media and do it myself instead of waiting.
I've also tried F11 when starting but that doesn't do anything no matter how many times I try. Hello AngryPidgeon, and welcome to Ten Forums. Again, you must upgrade from a valid, activated install of Windows 7 or 8. When I try to install it wants the product key but then says it can't validate it. If you're trying to upgrade the operating system by purchasing a new license from the Windows Store, everything regarding the product key will be handled automatically for you.
I tried the W7 one first, it would not accept it. I have also run the media creation tool and opted for it to upgrade directly rather than save the files. For more information on activation, refer to the links. I recently made the jump from Windows 8. Product Key Win 7 not accepted when upgrading to 10: I started the upgrade from Win 7 Home Premium to 10. I'm assuming you downloaded your.
I have a Lenovo G510, purchased brand new about 6 months ago. At any rate, it seems to be fine now. Want to refresh, reset or reinstall? If that's not an option, then there's not much you can do. Not that it's mentioned anywhere where you get the files, but I'm fine with that. I bought the laptop a few years ago with windows 8. All went well - but today it tells me that my license is still invalid and when I. Check Disk Management, and look at your C: drive.
This subreddit is suitable for both Office warriors and newbies. However due to my specific requirements I need a pro version. Cavan Kelly Yes, if you attempted a clean install, then this will happen. My laptop has an oem installation of Windows 7 Professional. This procedure applies universally to any software upgrade with any company. Windows 10 upgrade problem, no input accepted I really hate having to come here and ask for help, but I really am stumped. Also, it's technically too late to do this now anyhow, as the upgrade offer has expired.
Apparently, there are some issues with Cortana. I was having some driver issues mouse clicking on its own and had a bunch of programs I hadn't touched in months so I opted to do a clean install of Windows 10. I think this is the last straw, I tried to download a copy of windows 7 from the microsoft website using my valid windows key in order to roll back to win 7 so i can get my upgrade and apparently i can't use that code to download a copy of windows because it was a single use code, so now I have been left with 2 options buy a new copy of windows 7 just so i can upgrade for free or leave myself with a system that needs activating. Windows key not accepted on upgrade install: I upgraded my computer last night, and was stuck at one point when the W10 installer kept asking for my Windows key. Haven't seen anything like this on any other install. Why would Microsoft force such an issue for no reason? Or maybe some kind of restore disc? As for getting rid of Windows, delete the Windows folder. No keyboard or mouse input is accepted.
What is the make and model of the Lenovo? If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to reply. You can extract this new key from your bios after upgrading using Print out your new Win 10 key. Yesterday I bought a copy of Win10 Home from. I have a desktop machine that came with windows 8. I am using a usb installation because of bandwidth caps. Now, in either case, you will need that newly generated key for a clean install.