Have you installed Windows 7 Operating System in your computer? You need to activate it to use all the features. In addition, with activation you can also verify whether the installed version in your computer is genuine or not. To get all updates from Microsoft, this activation is also very important. And if the OS is not updated regularly, it becomes more vulnerable to virus attack. So, activation of Windows 7 is very important and it needs to be done within 30 days of installation. You can consult a computer repair store to offer you technical support to execute this activation or else you can try it on your own.
The first thing you need to activate your Windows 7 online is the product key. You can get it inside the Windows package. If you have purchased it online, you will get it in a confirmation e-mail. To get some idea or to have a look at some examples of product key stickers, you can visit Microsoft Website.
Let’s have a look at how to activate your Windows OS using the Internet. You can use a direct connection or you can also use a modem in this context. First we will discuss how to activate Windows 7 by using a direct connection. Click the Start button and then right-click on Computer, and click Properties, and then Activate Windows now. Windows will try to detect an Internet connection. When it is detected, click Activate Windows online now. You will be required to insert Administrator password for confirmation. They it will prompt for Windows 7 product key. Give this key and click Next, and follow the instructions to complete activation.
Do you want to activate by using a modem? If yes, click the Start button Picture and right-click Computer. Then you need to click Properties, and then Activate Windows now. here you need to click Show me other ways to activate. Type the Windows 7 product key, and click Next. Click Use my modem to connect directly to the activation service. You will be prompted for an administrator password for confirmation. From the drop-down list choose the location and then click Next, and then follow the instructions.
Now we will discuss how to activate your Windows 7 using the telephone. Those who are unable to activate online for them there is an option to activate Windows 7 by using an automated phone system. To open Windows Activation, click the Start button Picture of the Start button, then right-click Computer, click Properties, and then click Activate Windows now. Click Show me other ways to activate. Insert the Windows 7 product key, and then click Next. Click Use the automated phone system option. Type the Administrator password if prompted. From the drop-down list select the location nearest you. Now you need to call one of the available phone numbers from the list. An automated system will guide you all through the activation process. If you find any difficulties, you can talk to a customer service representative.