Users these days look for Windows 7 Ultimate serial key, and its keys have become scarce now, as the operating system is old now. Hence, it is very difficult to find a Windows 7 key. So here are some of the Windows 7 Serial Key or Product Key. Also, we have Windows 8 product keys.
Windows 7 Product Key for 64-bit
Windows 7 Product Key for 32-bit
But, some of these keys are already being used and if the above mentioned product keys don’t work for you, then try the keys mentioned below.
Windows 7 Ultimate Product Key for 64-bit
The latest Product key for Windows 7 Ultimate users are:
Windows 7 Starter Product Key
Windows 7 Home Premium Keys
Windows 7 Home Basic Product Key
Finding Windows 7 Product Key on Your Operating System
Step 1: At first, Download the Windows 7 Ultimate product/serial key 64-bit program from the link http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html
Step 2: Next is to Install it on your system.
Step 3: Now, after installing Run the program and enter the details if it asks for any to find Windows 7 product key.
Step 4: At last, the program will provide you with the Windows 7 Ultimate product/serial key.
Can Windows 7 Product Key Available on Windows CD/DVD?
On Installation media, you cannot find Windows 7 key. A product key is not stored or written on a copy version of Windows. Also, some other user may already have used this key, so it may not work for someone else.
Can same Key Be Used to Activate Windows 7 on Another System?
This is not possible to activate Windows 7 on another system using the same Product Key. But if you want to give Windows 7 a try, then use any key and install your product. However, your Operating system will run for around one month, and then you will receive a prompt to activate the copy of Windows, so you have to activate it if you want to use it. In other words, you can install as many copies of Windows, but you can activate it once only on one computer.
Ways to Get a Windows 7 Product Key for Free
Unfortunately, if the above keys don’t work for you, then don’t worry there are other ways to get a Windows 7 key for free. So, follow the below methods to activate windows 7:
Method 1: Get Windows 7 Pre-Installed on A New System
One of the easiest ways to activate Windows is to buy a new system which has Windows 7 pre-installed on it. So, you don’t have to install Windows or its drivers or search for the Windows 7 product key.
Method 2: Buy A Used System With Windows 7 Installed
Another option to get Windows 7 for free is to buy a used system with Windows 7 installed on it. Also, you can buy a refurbished system that has Windows 7 on it. Hence, there will be no need to search for Windows 7 serial key.
Method 3: Downgrading to Windows 7
Another option for getting Windows 7 on your system is to install Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. Then downgrading it to Windows 7.
According to the Windows license agreement, when users wish they can downgrade the Windows 10, 8.1 or 8 operating system to Windows 7 Professional at any time. So, there is no need for Windows 7 Ultimate product/serial key.
Activating Windows 7 Without a Serial Key
Follow the below given 2 steps for activating windows without a serial key:
Step 1: Deleting SLUI File for Activating Windows Without a Serial Key
Step 1.1: At first, go to C drive and then click on the Windows folder.
Step 1.2: Now, look for the folder System32 and open it.
Step 1.3: Then, next is to search for file “slui” in the System32 folder.
Step 1.4: As this file contains the Windows 7 key, so you need to delete the file.
Step 1.5: So, the next step is to right-click on “slui” file. Then choose Properties.
Step 1.6: Slui Properties window will appear. Now, go to the Security tab and then select Users.
Step 1.7: Next you have to click on the Advanced button.
Step 1.8: A new window will appear showing advanced settings of the slui file. Then, go to the Owner tab and then choose the user as the Owner.
Step 1.9: Then, click on the Apply button to save the changes made.
Step 1.10: Then, go back to the System32 folder with “slui” file.
Step 1.11: Again Right Click the file and choose Properties.
Step 1.12: Now, go to the Security tab and then select Users and then click on the Edit button.
Step 1.13: Permissions window will appear. So, you can edit the permissions for the current user.
Step 1.14: Now, choose the username. Then check mark the box next to Full Control for allowing this permission.
Step 1.15: Click on the OK button. Then, again go back to the System32 folder.
Step 1.16: Now select the Slui file and press the Delete button from your keyboard.
Step 1.17: After the file is deleted, go through the Second Step to complete the process.
Step 2: Activating using Command Prompt
Step 2.1: At first, open the Command Prompt and run cmd as administrator.
Step 2.2: Now, type the command slmgr–rearm in cmd. Then press Enter.
Step 2.3: Then, a prompt will appear asking you to Restart your system. So, restart your system.
Step 2.4: After the system is restarted, next is to open the cmd again.
Step 2.5: Last step is to type the command slmgr–ato in cmd. Then, press the Enter key from the keyboard.
Step 2.6: Now, a message will appear saying Windows 7 is successfully activated.
- Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device
- Nvlddmkm.sys Error
- SIM Not Provisioned MM#2
- WiFi Keeps Disconnecting Frequently
Thus, try the above given serial keys for activating Windows 7. In case, no key works for you then you can try methods given to get key for free. However, you can also activate Windows without a serial key.