Want to Activate Your Windows 7 Ultimate or Professional for Free? We cover some methods to activate Windows 7 with or without a product key.
Windows 7 was one of the most popular Windows versions released by Microsoft to date. Windows 7 became widely popular soon after its release and many people started upgrading their PCs to Windows 7. Even now, many old computers still run on Windows 7.
Even though Microsoft has ended the support for Windows 7 and Windows 10 and Windows 11 are currently supported by Microsoft, you will still find computers with Windows 7 installed.
Windows 7 is preferred by users with low-spec PCs over other Windows versions, and you can still install it on your old computer. But the main question is how Windows 7 can be activated now that its support has been ended. Not to worry; this article will guide you on how to activate Windows 7 Ultimate and Professional with and without the activation key.
How to Activate Windows 7 with Activation Key?
If you have the product key for Windows 7, then you can follow the steps given below to activate your copy of Windows-
- Click the Start icon on the taskbar, right-click on Computer in the right pane, and then click Properties.
- Now, click on the Activate Windows Now button. If your PC is connected to the internet, click on Activate Windows online now.
- Now, enter the product key in the given field and click on Next.
- Now, follow the on-screen instructions to activate your Windows 7.
Free Windows 7 Product Keys
As you see in our first step, you need a product key to activate Windows 7 Ultimate and Professional online. So, below, we have some free Windows 7 serial keys.
Windows 7 pro product keys (32-bit)
Windows 7 pro product keys (64-bit)
Windows 7 ultimate product keys(32-bit)
Windows 7 ultimate product keys(64-bit)
How to Activate Windows 7 without an Activation Key?
If you don’t have Windows 7 activation key but still want to activate your copy, then you can do it through the following methods-
1. Activating Using Command Prompt
The first method involves using Command Prompt to activate Windows 7. Here’s how-
- Press the Windows key and type CMD. Now, select Command Prompt and click Run as Administrator.
- Click Yes in the UAC prompt.
- Now, type the command given below and execute it-
- Restart your PC and run the Command Prompt as administrator.
- Copy and paste the command listed below and press Enter to execute it-
- Once you do, you will receive the message ‘Successful activation of Windows 7’ indicating that your Windows has been activated.
2. Activating Using Batch File
You can also execute the batch file to activate Windows 7 with the activation key. Here’s how you can do it-
- Press the Windows key, type Notepad, and open it.
- In the Notepad, copy and paste the following text-
@echo off title Activate Windows 7 Professional/Enterprise for FREE!&cls&echo ============================================================================&echo #Project: Activating Microsoft software products for FREE without software&echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo #Supported products:&echo – Windows 7 Professional&echo – Windows 7 Professional N&echo – Windows 7 Professional E&echo – Windows 7 Enterprise&echo – Windows 7 Enterprise N&echo – Windows 7 Enterprise E&echo.&echo.&echo ============================================================================&echo Activating your Windows…&cd /d %windir%\system32&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /upk >nul&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /cpky >nul&wmic os | findstr /I “enterprise” >nul if %errorlevel% EQU 0 (cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ipk 33PXH-7Y6KF-2VJC9-XBBR8-HVTHH >nul&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ipk YDRBP-3D83W-TY26F-D46B2-XCKRJ >nul&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ipk C29WB-22CC8-VJ326-GHFJW-H9DH4 >nul) else (cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ipk FJ82H-XT6CR-J8D7P-XQJJ2-GPDD4 >nul&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ipk MRPKT-YTG23-K7D7T-X2JMM-QY7MG >nul&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ipk W82YF-2Q76Y-63HXB-FGJG9-GF7QX >nul) set i=1 :server if %i%==1 set KMS_Sev=kms7.MSGuides.com if %i%==2 set KMS_Sev=kms8.MSGuides.com if %i%==3 set KMS_Sev=kms9.MSGuides.com if %i%==4 goto unsupported cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /skms %KMS_Sev% >nul&echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo. cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ato | find /i “successfully” && (echo.&echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo #My official blog: MSGuides.com&echo.&echo #How it works: bit.ly/kms-server&echo.&echo #Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.&echo.&echo #Please consider supporting this project: donate.msguides.com&echo #Your support is helping me keep my servers running everyday!&echo.&echo ============================================================================&choice /n /c YN /m “Would you like to visit my blog [Y,N]?” & if errorlevel 2 exit) || (echo The connection to my KMS server failed! Trying to connect to another one… & echo Please wait… & echo. & echo. & set /a i+=1 & goto server) explorer “http://MSGuides.com”&goto halt :unsupported echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo Sorry! Your version is not supported.&echo. :halt pause
- Press the Ctrl + S key combo. Select the destination path as Desktop, type the name Activate.bat, and click on Save to save the file.
- Once done, right-click on the Activate.bat file on the desktop and then click on Run as Administrator.
- On the next window that appears, type Y to continue.
3. Activating Using Third-Party Activation Tools
Many third-party activation tools can activate Windows 7 without the activation key. One such popular tool that is used by everyone is KMSpico. Here are the steps to use KMSpico:
- Visit the Official KMSpico Website.
- Click on the Download button to download the KMSpico.
- Once done, launch the KMSpico app.
- You will see the red button on the screen, click on it and the Windows 7 will be activated.
This method is simple compared to the other methods mentioned in this article. All you have to do is download the third-party activation tool and launch it; this will activate Windows 7.
These were all the ways to get Windows 7 activated. The above article lists ways to activate Windows with and without the product key. So whether you have the product key or not, you can get your Windows 7 by following the above guide.