Home Forums Tech Helproom How to get a copy of W7 or W8 Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post How to get a copy of W7 or W8 johndrew 14:07 12 Mar 2015 Locked Answered There have been a number of questions over the years from those who bought a laptop or PC with the OS pre-installed and no system disk. This article may be of help to anyone who has such a W7 or W8 installation; there is also some help for those running Vista as there are sources provided for that system software. Hope this helps. Procrastinus 21:54 12 Mar 2015 Answer Thank you johndrew. A very useful article - bookmarked. johndrew 18:54 13 Mar 2015 My pleasure. Newuser4165 10:52 15 Mar 2015 beuuem You need to change the Product Key to the Key on the printed label not the one in the preinstalled version. robin_x 15:22 15 Mar 2015 That particular one gives me missing media driver error (in VMware) and no idea what drivers it's after. I don't need it. I was just having a looksee recently. --- The site is worth a shufti tho'. Also John's original link sub-links of sub-links. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.