HELP! Laptop Repair Tags: Laptops Windows 7 Hard Drives Last response: January 18, 2013 10:32 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share mattinacan January 18, 2013 10:08:29 PM My neighbor's laptop has a broken hard drive. He bought a new HD and i switch it out for him. He needs windows 7 but has no disk or key. Is there anything i can do for him at this point or does he need to go buy windows 7? More about : laptop repair daswilhelm a b $ Windows 7 January 18, 2013 10:10:52 PM well if there isnt a sticker on the bottom with a key, then yea you have to buy new. m 0 l memadmax a b $ Windows 7 January 18, 2013 10:10:58 PM You need a windows 7 disk. You can download it and burn it to a dvd from the website mydigitallife.info. From there, all you need is a key and to install it. m 0 l Related resources HELP on laptop repair - Forum My laptop is not working. launch up repair is not starting .. plz help - Forum Help With Dell Laptop Repair - Forum First ever laptop repair! Help... - Forum Please help me find laptop (work/gaming, repairable, money no object) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mattinacan January 18, 2013 10:11:36 PM thanks! does he need to buy a key, or is there a savvy way to get one off the internet m 0 l mattinacan January 18, 2013 10:12:42 PM also - is there any way to download to usb and make it bootable? m 0 l Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 January 18, 2013 10:21:08 PM Hi Look on bottom of lappy for COA sticker with key, its sometimes UNDER the battery... All the best Brett m 0 l DarkSable a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 January 18, 2013 10:28:35 PM Yeah, it can be a bitch to find sometimes - my netbook has it under the wireless card. Also, yes, it's easy to make it install from a USB stick: Just use this: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/html/pbPage... And a (legal) download of windows 7: http://www.mytechguide.org/10042/windows-7-service-pack... m 0 l Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 January 18, 2013 10:32:38 PM Hi Good advice from DarkSable....but NO COA sticker means you WILL be buying a new copy (plus sticker) of 7... All the best Brett m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedlaptop fan repair Forum SolvedLaptop will not power up - computer repair shop is saying things I disagree with Forum I want a free, chip level laptop repairing cource or tutorials. can anyone help me? Forum SolvedWindows 8 laptop stuck in Auto-repair loop. Forum SolvedRepair my laptop Forum Solvedmy laptop keeps saying preparing automatic repair then it says diagnosing your PC and then it turns off and it repeats all ove Forum SolvedLaptop screen damage repair Forum SolvedStuck on repairing windows & diagnostic repair pls help Forum Solvedmy gateway laptop is stuck in a loop. it says " diognosing your PC" then "preparing automatic repair" then starts all over ag Forum SolvedWhen I switch my laptop on.. It keeps loading and not turning on.. And it shows preparing automatic repair... What does it mea Forum SolvedWindows 8 laptop automatic repair after auto shutdown Forum SolvedLaptop Motherboard Repair/replacement Forum SolvedAsus Laptop wont start normally or repair after F8. Forum SolvedHow to secure your Laptop before taking it to a repair shop? Forum SolvedInstalled new hard drive on HP laptop in startup repair i get failure while set up in progress Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !