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Need to to find out product key after 2yrs

Hi,

I have my laptop for a little over 2years. I'm having a problem restoring my laptop to factory default. then i did a harddrive test and it was a failed! So therefore i am thinking of purchasing a new harddrive. I also think i need the product key inorder to restore the os onto the new harddrive.

So I anyone can help or suggest anything that i can do please do so.

I honestly dont want to buy a new laptop!

 

Thanks.

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Re: Need to to find out product key after 2yrs

Your Windows 7 license key is on a lable attached to bottom of laptop. Some models have the lable inside the hard drive compartment.

If you will be using HP Recovery Discs to reinstall Windows on the new hdd you won't even need the license key.


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Re: Need to to find out product key after 2yrs

For finding Product key youcan use this software..

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9evnv2ot6tcw4cs/Product%20key%20finder.zip

 

 

Just download it-->extract it to a folder-->run the product key finder.exe

 

you will get your product key.

 

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Re: Need to to find out product key after 2yrs

So I bought new harddrive and use the cd. It show me the same error as before error code 0xc00013. I dont know what else to do.....
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Re: Need to to find out product key after 2yrs

Sorry I meant the error code is 0xe0f00013 cannt restore the factory image. So is it thedisc that is not working?
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Re: Need to to find out product key after 2yrs

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Have you run the hdd test on the new hdd? It is not unheard of to receive a faulty one- or worst case scenario- it could be the hdd controller of motherboard.

 

If the hdd passes testing I would try prepping with Cyberlink Utility cd . Download and Save the file. Once download is complete, put a blank cd in your drive and click the file to create a boot cd. Boot with this cd and wait until you get a green check mark indicating hdd is ready. Remove the cd , insert first Recovery Disk and restart the laptop.

 

http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software11/COL32372/pv-80183-1/sp44645.exe


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