Hi there! Are you looking for how to activate Windows 7 without any product key?
Then you’ve landed on the right place.
Today, In this tutorial we’re going to see two useful methods to activate Windows 7 without any product key.
There are tons of articles available on the internet to activate Windows 7 using cmd or activation txt file but few of them only work.
If you already tried all the methods and still your Windows 7 did not activate then read this article completely and apply it carefully. It will definitely work for you.
Now, let’s see two genuine methods to activate Windows 7 without any product key.
Note: Activating Windows 7 operating system without license key is not a permanent solution, but it is a completely legal feature of Windows included by Microsoft. Click here to read about Rearm.
About Microsoft Windows?
According to Wikipedia – Microsoft Windows, commonly referred to as Windows, is a group of several proprietary graphical operating system families, all of which are developed and marketed by Microsoft. Each family caters to a certain sector of the computing industry.
Active Microsoft Windows families include Windows NT and Windows IoT; these may encompass subfamilies, (e.g. Windows Server or Windows Embedded Compact) (Windows CE). Defunct Microsoft Windows families include Windows 9x, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone.
Why Should You Activate Windows Operating System?
If you’re using the trial version of Windows 7 32 or 64 bit, it gives you 30 days of trial. After completing your trial period, you’ve to purchase the license key from Microsoft store to activate Windows 7.
Unfortunately Microsoft discontinued the Windows 7 support.
It means you can’t buy the Windows 7 product key from the Microsoft store. Now, you can use the latest version of Windows which is Windows 11.
Remember, after completing the trial period, your operating system will now work fine. That’s reason, you should activate your Windows operating system.
👉 Also Read: How to upgrade Windows 8.1 to Windows 11
Windows 7 System Requirements
- Processor: 1 GHz
- Ram: 1 GB for 32-bit and 2 GB for 64-bit
- Storage: 16 GB for 32-bit and 20 GB for 64-bit
- Graphics: DirectX 9c or Higher
Click here to read more about Windows 7 requirements.
2 Genuine Methods to Activate Windows 7 Without Any Product Key
In this section, we’ll discuss two working methods to activate Windows 7. You need to try the first method before and then after try the second method if the first method does not work.
Let’s see both methods one by one.
Method 1 – Activate Windows 7 Using CMD Prompt
➡️ Step 1: Click the search bar from the bottom-left corner of your desktop screen and enter “CMD” and hit enter. The command prompt program will appear in the search results.
➡️ Step 2: Right click on the command CMD prompt and select “Run as Administrator”. A command prompt will open.
➡️ Step 3: On the command prompt, you need to type a command which is slmgr -rearm and hit enter key.
➡️ Step 4: Once you’ll hit enter, a script will run and after a few moments it will give you the option to restart your PC.
➡️ Step 5: Now, check your activation status. To check that, right-click on “Computer” and select “Properties”. This opens the system properties windows. Your activation period should be reset to 30 days.
Either you can check your activation status using command prompt. To check it, run the CMD command as an administrator again and type slmgr -ato and hit enter key.
You will see a pop up message that your Windows is activated successfully.
It’s done, now you can enjoy free Windows 7 activation without a product key.
So, this is how you can activate Windows 7 using the CMD command prompt. Hope it will work fine for you. If not, try the second method.
Note: Remember, this command can be used up to 3 times giving you a total of 120 days of potential activation time. After 3 times using this method, you need to activate your Windows using the product key or upgrade your Windows to the latest version (Windows 11).
👉 Also Read: How to activate MS Office 10 Without Any Product Key
Method 2 – Activate Windows 7 Using Windows Loader
Windows loader is another way to activate Windows 7 without using the product key. This process lets you activate Windows 7 forever. It means, you don’t need to activate again and again as we’ve seen in the first method.
Windows loader is a simple program that needs to run on the computer to make your Windows version completely genuine. You’ve to run this program once, and it does not require any internet connection.
But, to download some files you require an internet connection. Only for running this file, you don’t need an internet connection.
This process is safe and secure for your PC, it will not harm your device anymore.
So, if you want to make your Windows genuine forever, then use this method to activate your Windows.
Note: To run this file, you just turn off Windows update from your control panel.
Here’s the step by step process to activate Windows 7 using Windows loader:
➡️ Step 1: Click here to download Windows loader .rar file.
➡️ Step 2: Extract the file using Winrar, 7-zip, etc. If you don’t have Winrar then click here to download.
➡️ Step 3: After extracting the .rar file, you need to Install the file. Simply, click on the extracted Windows loader and install it. Remember, before running the file, you need to turn off Windows update from the control panel.
➡️ Step 4: After the installation process will complete, you will see a pop message to restart your PC. Click restart.
➡️ Step 5: Once your system will restart, check your activation status. Click here to see how you can check the Windows activation status.
It’s done, you’ve successfully activated Windows 7. Keep it smile ☺️
Another Activation Process of Windows 7 Without Product Key
If you’re looking for how to activate Windows 7 enterprise 32 or 64 bit version then this section is for you.
We’ve already seen two useful methods to activate Windows 7 without using the product key. Now, I’m going to give you another one method that will help you to activate your windows.
Follow the step by step process to activate your operating system (Windows 7 Enterprise 32 bit or 64 bit).
➡️ Step 1: Click here to download the .txt file for activating Windows.
➡️ Step 2: Copy the entire code from the notepad and paste it into your notepad. To open notepad, press Windows Key + R together and type notepad in the run command box and press OK.
➡️ Step 3: Now, you need to save your notepad file in the extension .cmd – for example, windows 7.cmd  or xyz.cmd. Only .cmd is required after the name.
➡️ Step 4: Once you will save your file, right click on that file and open run as administrator. It will take a few times to run the file. After that restart your computer and check the activation status.
Note: When you save this file into your computer, your antivirus software or Windows defender will pop some kind of virus message so after running the file, just delete it from your PC. Don’t worry this is not a virus and will not harm your PC.
I hope this article helped you to activate Windows 7 without any product key. We’ve discussed two genuine methods to activate the windows. Also, I include a bonus method which will help you to activate your Windows permanently.
Before, using the alternative method, first try first and second methods to activate your Windows. If the both processes will not work for you then try the last method.
I always recommend using the product key to activate your Windows. But somehow if you don’t have money to buy the license key then you can definitely use these methods.
Now, the latest version of Windows 11 is available. If you’re using a licensed version of Windows 7 then you can upgrade it into Windows 11 which is completely free.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I activate Windows 7 if I don’t have a product key?
Follow the following steps to activate Windows 7 without any product key:
Step 1: Click the search bar from the bottom-left corner of your desktop screen and enter “CMD” and hit enter. The command prompt program will appear in the search results.
Step 2: Right click on the command CMD prompt and select “Run as Administrator”. A command prompt will open.
Step 3: On the command prompt, you need to type a command which is slmgr -rearm and hit enter key.
Step 4: Once you’ll hit enter, a script will run and after a few moments it will give you the option to restart your PC.
Is it still possible to activate Windows 7 without any product key?
Yes! it is possible to activate Windows 7 without any product key. To activate you’ve have to follow some steps. Click here to check the process.
How can I activate Windows 7 without the Internet?
Using CMD command prompt, you can activate Windows 7 without internet connection.
How do I activate my Windows?
To activate Windows, you need a product license key. If you’ve the product key, search “Activation settings” in the search menu. Click on it and enter a Windows product key.
Is it legal to activate Windows 7 using the CMD command prompt?
Yes, it is a completely legal feature of Windows included by Microsoft.