Once setup is complete and Windows is installed, then activate it. The other guys charge you 50 bucks or more for a third party warranty. Unsolicited private messages will be ignored - questions and answers belong in the forum so that others may contribute and benefit. You can downgrade from Win 8 Pro, but not from Win 8 standard. Whether you need a gift in a pinch or you're simply running low on household essentials, a ShippingPass subscription gets you the things you need without hurting your pocket. We stand behind our products. Look for items sold by Walmart.
Alternatively, most manufacturers include a recovery option not always a disc, but an image stred on a partition on the hard drive. We have telephone support and cover all parts and labor. As unsuited as Win 8 Metro was for a desktop, I figured it would be perfect for a tablet. The recovey media you make will include all the factory stuff - just as the machine was shipped. Some disks are locked to a specific version of Win7. I am extremely unimpressed that they dumped this on me. Burn the iso to disk, or put it on a flash drive.
Lenovo is by far my favorite manufacturer just for that purpose!! Did you look to see if there was a recovery partition to restore from? You cannot receive a refund if you have placed a ShippingPass-eligible order. Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere. But here's the best part. But whatever still easy to setup. When you purchase ShippingPass you don't have to worry about minimum order requirements or shipping distance. These functional cookies are required to use the site and complete purchases.
I looked at the battery and its compartment. Is it possible to purchase the Windows Pro installation Disk for my license? It works backwards backwards compatible with Windows 7, except for a couple of settings that you will need to do when switching to Windows 8 for good. I've made two copies of both the factory recovery disc and a complete data backup. Which is odd since it has Win 7 Pro installed. It was all explained to me finally.
If your order is placed before the 11 a. If this was a downgrade from Win 8 there may not be a CoA. I doubt that I am alone in preferring Win 7 over Win 8. Service after the sale and our warranty is what this company is all about. ShippingPass Want to get your items fast without the pricey shipping fees? I've done this with most recently with a T440p certificate product code and it didn't even blink.
Use some random Win 7 key borrowed from another install that matches the version you're installing. This machine, like every other computer we sell, comes with a One Year Warranty direct from us. No matter how small the order or how far it needs to go, ShippingPass provides unlimited nationwide shipping. I have the product key on the bottom of the computer. I think they've got it right - as far as it applies to Lenovo media. Open a command prompt as admin and type the following command to install the key you previously had: slmgr -ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-etc-etc Wait until you have confirmation that the key is successfully installed then type the following to activate: slmgr -ato It's more than this solution.
This isn't as hard as people are making it sound. And that was a pain on a tiny screen with a stylus. A fresh install of windows 7 requires a lot of things to be downloaded, and the update process works poorly for win7. At least, that's how they say it works. It would not advance past the first screen during setup. But about those recovery disks you make. Please if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.
Try this: Update servicing stack: Then apply this: Then retry windows update. I'm sorry but I'm a complete novice here. I recommend grabbing a trackball mouse and an external hard drive with it. That fails but offers a phone numbe to call. There are many descriptions available from google and they are all ugly. I just finished chatting with the folks I bought the Thinkpad from. I will do that soon.