Windows 7 Ultimate is one of the most pleasant operating systems that Windows has ever released. So much so, that there are some people who choose to remain with this version even with the hype around Windows 10. When asked why, they will tell you of Ultimate's reliability, but also the ability to easily fix some of the problems with the OS.
If you want to get on the Windows 7 Ultimate bandwagon, you will need to download the program from Microsoft's official website, but that's not all. You will also need a Windows 7 Ultimate Product Key. If you don't know what that is, how to get one or even how to use one, this article will prove very valuable to you. In it, we will take a look at everything you need to know about the Windows 7 Ultimate product Key.
1. Features of the Windows 7 Ultimate
To understand why Windows 7 Ultimate is so popular, you need to take a look at some of the features that OS brings to a Windows computer. These include the following;
The Windows taskbar is greatly improved in Ultimate with better thumbnail previews and icons as well as so many options to personalize them.
Its search functionality is also improved a lot, allowing you to search and find anything on your computer very easily.
You can also make use of what is now commonly referred to as "snap", a feature that allows you to resize and evaluate Windows from the desktop.
The Home group in Ultimate makes it easier to write and connect printers to the network.
You can make use of the more efficient jump lists to track your files, websites and more data on the computer.
Windows firewall makes its debut in Ultimate, allowing you to keep cyber threats like hackers and harmful software from accessing your computer.
Windows Defender in Ultimate provides a great way to protect the system from spyware and other unwanted dangers.
Windows Ultimate can also run in 35 different languages.
2. What is Windows 7 Ultimate Product Key?
The first thing you will notice as soon as you install Windows 7 Ultimate on your computer is that there is a request to enter a valid product key. If you fail to enter the key, the OS will not function properly and you may get reminder messages asking you to "Activate Now" every day. The key is often a 20 character code made up of a combination of letters and numbers that Microsoft uses to determine if the version of the program you are using is legitimate or not.
The key takeaway here is, you may be able to install Windows 7 Ultimate, but you will be unable to effectively use it until you enter a valid product key.
3. Windows 7 Ultimate Product Key List
The following are some legitimate Windows 7 Ultimate product keys that you can use for both the 32 and 64 bit versions.
Keep in mind that these keys can only be used once and they can be used only on a first come first served basis. If you try the key and find that it is not valid, that's because someone else has already used the key.
4. Activation of Windows 7 Ultimate with Product Key
Once you have a Windows 7 Ultimate product key, follow these simple steps to use it to activate Windows Ultimate 7.
Step 1: Begin by installing the program on to your computer. You can do that by downloading Windows Ultimate 7 from Microsoft's website or using a bootable USB or DVD.
Step 2: The activation status must be enabled. Enter the product key when prompted to do so. You can simply copy and paste the product key into the box.
Step3: Wait for the Windows activation bar to appear before restarting The PC.
Test the activation status of the Windows activation and if the product key you entered is valid, Windows Ultimate 7 should work perfectly.
5. Activation of Windows 7 Ultimate without a Product Key
If you don't have an activation key or if you have installed the trial version, it is possible to activate Windows 7 Ultimate without a product key. This process often requires that you delete the SLUI file that checks the activation status of the operating system. Follow these steps to do it.
Step 1: Open the Windows folder where you have installed Windows 7 Ultimate. In most cases, this will be the primary drive, for most people drive C.
Step 2: Double-click on the "System 32" folder and then search for the "SLUI" file. You can use the search function or look for it manually.
Step 3: When you locate it, right-click on the file and choose "Properties".
Step 4: Click on the "Security" tab in the window that opens and click on "Advanced".
Step 5: Click on the "Owners" tab and choose the current user of the PC. Click "Apply" and right click on the file again. Then choose "Delete".
Step 6: Delete the file from the recycle bin to complete the process.
If this process doesn't work, you may want to try finding a valid product key for Ultimate. Like we mentioned before, product keys are essential to the proper running of an operating system or any other program.