Activating Windows 7 Starter using Non-OEM Image is failing on large rollout....

Rolling out a large number of Netbooks with Windows 7 Starter (diff. Manufacturers).  Trying to use one image which was created using RTM media from MS.  Need a way to activate the OS since we are imaging our version on top of the OEM Version and activation fails using the COA license on the bottom of the machine.  Any suggestions??
 

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Last updated March 23, 2018 Views 1,142 Applies to:
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If you obtained a Windows 7 Starter image from MSDN or TechNet, those images will only work with retail product keys and not OEM product keys.
Carey Frisch
Windows Expert - Consumer

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