Accidentally purchased Windows 7 Upgrade from Vista but they have XP

I have Windows XP.

I made a custom from the disc of Windows 7 Setup, but it is designed for Vista upgrade only. Bought by mistake off Newegg, my mistake.

Product key is not accepted because Vista 7 has not been installed.

Is there a way to get around this?

I'm out of luck and will have to buy the full version?

Thank you!

As far as I know, there is no product that you are inferring that you have (a media/product Windows 7 upgrade key for Windows Vista upgrade system based only).  You need to simply (by design) perform a clean installation of Windows XP to Windows 7.

see if this article helps to get your license activated:

http://www.SevenForums.com/tutorials/31402-clean-install-upgrade-Windows-7-version.html

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