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Windows wont work after using windows 7 home phone activation

Q: Windows wont work after using windows 7 home phone activation

Hiya,

I am having a problem with my windows 7 home premium 64bit. I wiped my computer to try and get a new graphic card to work( never got it working, gave up and went back to my old graphic card) Since then I have had to wipe my computer a number of times, I kept having to wipe my computer since the same problem kept happening. Which is that my windows will crash and wont work after about 1-2mins after start up.

I thought it was my disk so I installed it from a usb windows installer and has been runnign fine for about 2 weeks until I was free to do the phone activation of my windows, I phoned up the activation after using my computer for a while then after I phoned and it came up genuine (like normal) I went to get a drink befor doing more work and once getting back to my computer I opened a new tab on firefox it was very slow on the internet so I clsoed my browser and tried to reopen it and but it woulnd't open windows has frozen completely so I pressed the restart button on my case and let it boot up and then it wouldn't let me do anything.

Does anyone have any idea of how come my computer seem to freeze and refuse to work once I use the windows phone activation?

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A: Windows wont work after using windows 7 home phone activation

What makes you think it is the activation? Did you go click on "Start Button", right click on "Computer" and left click on "Properties"? When the screen comes up scroll down to the right bottom of the screen and you should see a "Genuine Windows Logo". If it says something different then there is an activation problem.

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hi you clever people,i downloaded acers upgrade to vista premium but clicked on basic when asked instead of premium so the activation code wont work i have lost windows even the start button please help me i have tried to get in touch with acer but no response xx carol
 

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I have an older Acer 1410 that I recently replaced the HDD on.

On the Microsoft sticker, the product version reads:

"Windows 7 Home Prem OA Acer Group"

Underneath that is the product key.

I know I had a 64bit version of Windows 7 installed, so I downloaded an ISO of Windows 7 Home Premium from digital river and installed it on my computer. (The laptop did not come with it's own installation disc)

However, when I try to activate the product using the product key, I am told that the product key is not correct. I recall being able to call Microsoft to activate over the telephone in the past, but it appears this option is not available any more?

What can I do to activate my copy of Windows 7 with the product key I have?

A:Windows 7 Home Premium activation won't work

Check the letters carefully....Sometimes a 8 looks like a B, 0 looks like an O etc. etc.

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Hi, many thanks in advance for any insight.

My son was bought a HP 5700 several years ago for school work (yea right - but mainly for games) it had win 7 pro 32 bit and worked extremely well, when GWX came up he converted it and it was not until a couple of weeks ago he asked if it could go back to win 7.

well i know he didn't roll back after the 30 days, so i decided to install win 7 home 64 bit, bought a MAR copy and 4GB of memory, the memories installed and so is the program, code seems to work, but it appears it does not want to load updates, tried the Mr Fix it, running the MS troubleshooter etc, all to no avail.

is there any way to tell if it is just a matter of putting the pc into check for updates and wait until the several hundred appear or if it just hanging, on a usual pc it doesn't take that long untill something comes up, i have tried several times and in one instance a report (i forget where from) stated that the permissions was not set. I have reinstalled and registered the OS and everything appears to be ok, just cannot tell whether the update list is being gathered.
 

A:windows 7 home premium - updates wont work

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Hello to the community. I am glad you all are here to help us less technologically savey folks.

ok. My computer was attacked the other day. I have Norton Antivirus and it seemed like it caught it. I did a full system scan again Norton caught some Trojan (witch caused the pop ups to stop) and told me to restart to complete the clean.

When I did I got this message in an error box.....

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this task. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel.

I went to that option but have no idea how to "create an association". I also tryed to restart with the last known good configuration in the safe start menu. It did not work. Also when the error message came up the picture I have for my back ground goes away. Then when i hit OK on the error box I just have a blue back ground.

Do I still have a virus? Does anyone here know how to "create an association" for my control panel files? Oh yeah the task manager has been disabled by the administrater also. I have no idea how to do that so.

Hope to here from someone on this soon. and thanks again for this site.

Paul

A:Windows XP home Control Panel wont work.

Who is the administrator for this system? Who owns this system?

Louis

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when i got to look at device manager there is a driver missing called network controller, ive tried to update it and its not working here is the hardware id

PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4727&SUBSYS_7179144F&REV_01
PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4727&SUBSYS_7179144F
PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4727&CC_028000
PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4727&CC_0280


any help would be appreacted

i have a samsung r540

A:re installed windows 7 home premium sp1 and wireless wont work

There are all the drivers on Samsung website, which you need to download;

R540-JA04 Notebook | Samsung NP-R540-JA04

Should you have any other issue after installing the drivers.
You could post here for others to assist you further.

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I just put together my pc, I changed everything but the hard drives and videocard. when I put in my key to activate windows it said my key was being used on a different pc and to call a number if I changed hardware. I called and everything worked fine, my question is am I going to have to do this every time I reinstall windows now? and if I do, next time I call and the system asks how many computers I have used the key on, do I say 2 now or still 1.

Thanks for your time.

A:New PC and Windows 8.1 Activation by Phone

Originally Posted by Gdx


I just put together my pc, I changed everything but the hard drives and videocard. when I put in my key to activate windows it said my key was being used on a different pc and to call a number if I changed hardware. I called and everything worked fine, my question is am I going to have to do this every time I reinstall windows now? and if I do, next time I call and the system asks how many computers I have used the key on, do I say 2 now or still 1.

Thanks for your time.



Next time, you could uninstall your product key first then continue on to the next phase, or, clean install next time so your key is not registered as 'in use'.

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Hi, i need the activation code for the windows phone htc8s. Please help me

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Hi

I have a problem
I cant activate me Windows 7 Ultimate 64.
When i typing slui 4 in CMD or Start then i got only this option

1) Buy A new product key
2) Type a different product key
3) Contact Microsoft to help resolve this problem

When i typing my Product Key Windows trying activation online
No Phone option

Whats wrong?

I have try also to delete my actualy Key with...

slmgr -upk

But same problem

Can anyone help me please?

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I have a very odd problem that I really need help with. After upgrading several components of my PC, my Windows 7 Home Premium needs reactivation. Unfortunately since it would appear that I've used up my 'available' activations I need to do the phone activation method.

Everything is ok until I get the installation ID. If you check the attachment you'll see that it is cut off and I can't see the 9th set of numbers. Therefore I can't phone activate.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

A:Windows 7 phone activation menu cut off.

Call the number of your activartion center or the number below
Microsoft Volume Licensing - Activation Centers

Give the key number to the rep and explain, they will help you.

A rep come on the phone if you do not enter the correct key number.

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I bought windows 7 ultimate license on-line for good price. the seller said only phone activation.

however it did activate by phone. i started wondering why only phone activation.

I looked at licence by slmgr it shows retail channel.

is this legitimate copy and can i activate on-line the next time??

why only phone activation?

I updated the KB971033 and still activated.

A:Bought windows 7 used licence, activation only by phone! is it legit?

You can determine this with certainty by calling MS Customer service. This helps because once they verify it you have a permanent record of that for any reinstalls and they'll task Support to get it activated no matter what. Retail can migrate and reinstall as often as you want as long as it's only on one PC at a time. Phone activation sometimes is required if there's doubt about that, with a series of numbers traded to update the hardware ID associated with the key. When they ask how many PC's its installed upon the only correct answer is "One" after which they take that as permission to deactivate it on any other device which hardware ID had been associated with it.

We saw tons of bad eBay licenses, so I'd confirm its validity now in case it loses activation so you can file for PayPal refund or challenge the charge with your bank. It is a crime to sell phony or pirated software keys, and MS will sometimes award you with a free copy if you cooperate into an investigation where you lose money.

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I am trying to get my Windows 7 machine activated after a hard drive change and clean install.

It would not automatically activate online so I did the phone activation, no problem, I get the new conformation ID numbers and am good to go right?

NOT!

I originally upgraded the hard drive and reinstalled Windows and activated it. Windows 7 said it was activated before I tried to do the free upgrade to Windows 10. After I did the upgrade to Windows 10 it said it can't activate do to a blocked key.

I went back and fourth going back to Windows 7 and made sure it was activated and then did the upgrade again and same thing, the key is blocked. I even spoke to a few people at Microsoft and keep getting different So-called" answers and nothing works.

I even had it on Windows 7, 3-4 days saying it was activated before trying the upgrade and same thing the key is blocked.
I have even done multiple clean installs and just tried reverting back to Windows 7 through Windows 10 a few times. Most of (maybe all) the activation's from a clean install I had to do the over the phone and thought it was good to go until trying to upgrade to 10.

But NOW!

I reinstalled 7 again, activated it, now hours later it is saying the key is invalid in Windows 7. I never had this on Windows 7 until now.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Or if someone from Microsoft
knows
What is going on?

The code below is after I got the popup saying the product code is invalid Should I run the dia... Read more

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I recently clean-installed Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium OEM. When I did the phone activation, the automated voice menu asked me to tell it how many computers were installed with this version of Microsoft Office. Should I try to get through to a live Microsoft agent and let them know that they have incorrectly identified my copy of 7 as a copy of Office?

A:Weird Phone Activation Message - System Says Office Instead of Windows

Hello ESL,

Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you dialed the correct phone activation number for Windows 7. If you did, then yeah wait to talk to an activation operator.

Activate Windows 7 by Phone

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I recently performed a system recovery because I was unable to back up to earlier time before we started having computer issues. Anyway I performed a recovery. Stumbled accross this by accident that windows has 3 days before it wall automatically activate. So I clicked activate. It gave me this message header. "The Windows Vista Home Premium product key you typed is invalid for windows activation". There are 3 options. 1 is to Buy a new product key online. 2 is to type a different product key. 3 is to contact Hewlett-Packard Company to resolve this issue. I contacted Hewlett-Packard Company and they had me call Microsoft. Microsoft wants to charge me $100 for something I already own. Very confused. Anyway does anyone have a fix for this. Thank you

A:Windows Vista Home Premium product key you typed is invalid for windows activation

Hi
You have two choices:
You may either reinstall using the recovery partition, if you have one.
or
You could look for the key on the computer. It can be anywhere, including the battery compartment, if you have a lappy.
As a last restort you can try to use magic jelly bean, but I have doubts since you reinstalled.
Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder

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I owned the Lenovo IdeaPad 320 laptop and it was installed on Windows 10 Home. I upgraded to a Pro patch, and forgot that I did not have the activation key and now I want the activation key or way back to the Home version

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Hi, i have gotten BSOD's and axe has helped me, i recently found out that windows don't seem to be Activated. When i try to manualy activate windows it won't let me, it only tells me that it could not do it... And when i try to press the Change Product key, and change it it Gives me this error code: 0x0000022, Error installing Product key, Could i get some help please. Should i contact Microsoft/Windows? Here's two screenshots of the Screens

Update problem: I also have an problem updating the to the NEW version 1511, 10586? Is this new or an old version?, i also have a problem updating this Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3105213).

A:Windows Activation Problem - Windows x64 Home

Vikdal, what OS did you upgrade from and do you have the activation key from that previous OS? When you upgraded, did you do an upgrade or a Clean Install?

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I get an error 0xc004b011 when activating my win 7 laptop.  It shows that the activation server defined that the hour of the clock is not correct, I have checked the time zone what can i do to fix this?

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Hello, HP ENVY laptop. I need my OEM "Windows 10 HOME" activation key because my Windows 10 is not activated anymore. I tried my friend "Windows 10 PRO" activation key and now my HP envy laptop is not activated anymore. How to find my "Windows 10 HOME" key to restore my PC as it came from factory ? I have tried to RESTORE FACTORY SETTINGS but this option does not work, maybe because my activation key is not correct (few other options also are not available because windows 10 is not activated). Thank you for your help.

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Happy 4th of July guys!

so i bought an HP laptop 3 years ago, with a Win 7 disk.
it was activated for me right there and then.

then a month ago, i have to reformat the hard drive.
then right now, i can activate my Windows even though i have a legit copy
my product key doesnt work


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-3H233-PTWTJ-YRYRV
Windows Product Key Hash: iplHJdWi/M942hdv/dPc8+K1E4Y=
Windows Product ID: 00346-339-0000007-85058
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.002
ID: {432BB12B-73EF-4B78-B50C-4E8DE84657EC}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Basic
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By:... Read more

A:Windows 7 Home Activation Help

The installed Key is the Default Key - and can never be activated.
You need to change the Key to the one on your COA sticker - if the machine has one.
The BIOS is dated Jan 2013 - so I'd be surprised if it has a Windows7 COA sticker at all. Is there a Windows 8 Sticker on there instead?

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I've searched and searched and haven't found an answer. Microsoft wouldn't give me any kind of answer. They just blamed it on the manufacturer. So, here goes:

I've been trying for 2 days now to get the windows xp activation wizard to launch. I've tried the "accessories>system tools" shortcut, as well as the "run> oobe/msoobe /a" method countless times. Neither work. The pointer becomes an hourglass for 2 seconds like it's going to open the wizard, but nothing happens. I've opened the task manager, and sometimes the "msoobe.exe" process will appear for no more than half a second before disappearing. If anyone knows any way to get this to work, I'd greatly appreciate it.
 

A:xp activation windows wont launch

try the msoobe with a -a instead of a /a. That worked for me.
 

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Hi,
 I bought a Dell Inspiron 5559 with pre-installed wiondows 10 home edition. After finish windows setup, an error messaje came up ¨Activation of windows 10 home failed because "the product key used in this pc did not work with this edition of windows'". I contact dell support and they suggested me to re-install win10 which i did but the problem is still there. Any clue Please.

Thanks in advance..

A:Activation of windows 10 home failed

Activation key is embedded in the computer and you do not have access to it. Did you mistakenly enter a key? That is not necessary. The Activation will automatically scan the computer and read your embedded key. When reinstalling win 10 you skip the first question about a product key by choosing I don't have a key. Then activate after the reinstallation is finished.

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I recently installed a new piece of RAM to my computer, when I started it up, it said that the computer had been significantly changed and that windows needs to be reactivated.

when i tried to reactivate my product, it told me that the key had been used too many times and was no longer valid. How can I re-activate my copy, and if I can't, would removing the RAM sort it out?
 

A:Windows XP home activation problems

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Let me start by saying that I legally purchased Windows XP (Genuine) Home Edition version 2002 back when Win XP was first released. Over the years, I have made quite a number of changes to my computer (upgrading parts, replacing defective parts, etc). Now it seems, I've made enough changes that Microsoft has decided that my copy is no longer legal. Because I consider that I should be allowed to change/upgrade parts to my personal computer as much as I want without Microsoft's seal of approval, I haven't bought another copy of Win XP and refused to consider changing to Vista because I don't like it. I had just decided to bite the bullet and get a copy of Windows 7, but before I could do so, things went to hell in a handbasket. I was working on my computer this past weekend when all of the sudden, I got several error messages. One was low virtual memory, followed by two related to svchost and I didn't get a chance to read what the other message said cause in the middle of my screen popped up a large box with Internet Security 2010. I immediately hit ctrl-alt-del, but was denied access. At that point, I noticed that this thing had apparently installed itself because I could see it on my start menu. I also couldn't shut my system down through the normal process and had to shut it down the hard way. I disconnected the cable to kill my internet connection as well. Now before anyone accuses me of posting off topic and not reading the rules, please bear with ... Read more

A:Windows XP Home Activation trouble

You could try this:http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vis...ndows-computer/

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Hi all , i searched this forum for answer  but couldn't find one so i created this post.Recently i purchased the T460s directly from the website. And after first start i found that my windows is not activated. When i tried to activate, it says theat my product key is being used by another machine and i need to enter another product key. i google some product key for Win 10 Home and tried them now the exception is try activating later : 0x8007007B. So i tried PC reset and it also didn't help. Is there any way to get my original windows 10 product key by serial number  and activate it? Thank you.

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I have had to change my mini itx motherboard to a similar type, as the p/s2 mouse gave up and now XP wants activation and is locked in a loop. It does run in Safe mode only, no networking etc. This version is mine, legal and patched to SP3.

Tried activation over the internet but this fails. Tried the Wiki How, this worked to say the product was activated but then just gave me the landscape background and nothing else.
Any help please as I like and still use my Via M mini itx pizza box pc, I can run this off a car battery lol

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Well two days a go my operating system got messed up by some virus, I don't really know. So one of my friends said I could reformat my laptop to fix it and I let him do it with one of his Windows 7 Cds. But now I can't Avtivate my computer with the product key that came with my laptop 3 mounths a go. I checked and the product key and the operating system installed are the same but when I try to activate the operating system it says its not genunine. What do I do? Do I need to but a new windows 7 key?... The key only has been used 2 times I guess. When I frist got my laptop from gateway and the second time I needed to replace the hard drive. But why doesn't it work now? Please help.

A:Windows 7 Home Premium Activation - Help

Did he use the same edition
Home Premium etc.

Did your OS come preinstalled?

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I had to re install windows 7 home premium 64 bit software but the product key is non readable I think it was the result of hurricane Harvey here in Baytown , Tx. I need to get it activated so I can keep up communications with Doctors for My wife and myself
we are both on social security and on a very fixed income we cant afford to pay a lot because of damage from hurricane Harvey , Please Help us if you can .

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i cantdownloas sysinfo onto my pc because the only thing it lets me do is look at the screen with the pro activation. but i can tell you that it is an acer es1-512 series. when i log on, it goes to a black screen with pro activation on it, and that says that it's suspected of having malicious software installed on it and that i have to put in the product key. the product key doesnt work though. what do i do?
 

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I am using Windows 7 Home Prem. I wiped the dell 14r hard drive and installed fresh copy of OS from my own disc. The 64bit version of this was successful installed on other computers with the same activation key. The dell 14R is not accepting the activation key. Any ideas? Thanks.

Does dell have some block to installing windows other than the version (with dell addons) that was preinstalled?

A:Windows 7 Home Prem not accepting activation key

  
Quote: Originally Posted by johntkucz


I am using Windows 7 Home Prem. I wiped the dell 14r hard drive and installed fresh copy of OS from my own disc. The 64bit version of this was successful installed on other computers with the same activation key. The dell 14R is not accepting the activation key. Any ideas? Thanks.

Does dell have some block to installing windows other than the version (with dell addons) that was preinstalled?



is that oem windows or retail version? you mentioned that you use same key on other pcs.
i think you can use one windows license only on one pc, if its oem it is bound to the hardware on which it was activated and you can not transfer it. if its retail you have to use only one active copy if there is hardware change you may need to do phone activation.

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I have a E-machine that had to be wiped due to a worm attack and now i restored it With a restore disk and i setted everything up and when i go to log on it says that "You must first activate this copy of Windows before you can log in". so i click on activate but when the activation window shows up no options appear!!!!!
PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!
PLEASE
 

A:Windows XP Home Edition Activation Problem

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Hi Techies !

Here i put the most obvious post, sorry i didnt put enough time in searching. Can any one kinldy give me the activation keys or serials for windows vista Home Basic 2006.

I'm using compaq 6510b model, Vista currently installed working for 5 days and asking for activaiton. Kindly help or show the thread.
 

A:WIndows Vista Home Basic Activation

Buy a copy. Activation is over the internet and the key must be valid and unused.
 

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A person I know had PC problems which were sorted by replaceing the motherboard. The PC worked for a short while after the motherboard had been replaced until a system restore was ran. Now when the PC is turned on Windows XP Home Edition asks to be activated 9it has not been re-installed). It does not even allow you to click on "Remind me later".

Activating online doesnt work, so we have tried activating by phone. When inputting the Installation key on the phone we are asked to "Change the product key". When this key also doesnt work we get put through to a person. This person asks the same but the installation keys it is giving us never work. The person on the phone told us to contact Packard Bell (because windows came pre-installed on the PC) but when we do they just bump us back to Microsoft.

This is a genuine copy of XP Home Edition with a genuine serial key. Normally I'd just go for the complete wipe of the PC route but we don't have the original CD that came with the PC (and as it's the same key we'd be using I dont know if it would be any different when it came to activating) There is also some important info on the hard drive.

I know we could retreive this info then do a complete wipe (after obtaining an XP Home cd from somewhere) but that is a last resort, as we can't do that for at least another week.

Has anyone else had this activation problem before? There must be a way to get Microsoft to activate it as it's a genuine copy and co... Read more

A:Weird Windows XP Home Activation Problem

Welcome to TSF....

Try doing a repair-installation of windows and at the appropriate time insert the PID and you should be all set.

If you still have access to the computer thru normal operation you can use this procedure:

Emergency Backup Procedure from TSF
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...procedure.html

You might have to remove the hard drive from this computer and install it in another computer as a slave drive and after it is able to be accessed by Windows on that computer you will have to manually backup all of your important data that you have to another media like CD-R's, DVD or external hard drive. Then when this is done return it to the original computer as a master drive on the primary IDE cable. and do the following:

REGISTRY WARNING: The details that follow require an above-average understanding of the technical topics involved. If you do not understand the Registry material presented here, either find a technically knowledgeable friend or do not attempt to repair your system Registry yourself. Improper changes in the System Registry can render all data on your hard disk inaccessible.

I hope you have the Windows software for this machine. Please give this a try and print it out for reference

Please read the whole page on this web site especially all of the Warnings

http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

How to perform a repair installation of Windows XP if Internet Explorer 7 is installed

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/... Read more

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This is my first install of Windows 7 Home Premium. I install Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate the most and I have a few Windows 7 Professional install under the belt. So this is a new problem to me that I have never seen and I believe I have done everything right.

I did a clean install from DVD of Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade. The machine was running Windows XP so there is no upgrade path. I backed up all data and wiped the drive. I have installed all the other versions of Windows 7 this way without issue so I am stumped as to why I get this error. So before I call Microsoft and wait on the phone. I figured a quick post here would be a good idea.

Error: 0xC004F061: Software License Server determined that this specific product key can only be used for upgrading, not a clean install.

However this is no way to install Windows 7 on XP without a Clean Install???

This is a brand new Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade. Bought from Amazon and assuming that it is not a pirate copy.

Ideas?

A:Windows Activation Error (W07 Home Premium)

Did you follow this tutorial?? Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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Could someone explain how this works. I have built a new PC and have loaded my copy of XP on the new machine. It had to be activated and I did this on-line, no problem.

I know that activation is some sort of anti piracy thing, but my copy had already been activated - about 3 years ago - and it accepted the activation no problem. How does the system know I'm going to junk my old system? Same thing happened when I reloaded my copy of Office.

Peter
 

A:Windows XP Home Product Code/Activation

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Hello,
I am currently reinstalling Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 for a friend, and I can't seem to activate it using the COA key found on the underside of the notebook. Upon entering the key I receive a "The product key you have entered does not appear to be a valid Windows 7 product key. Please check your product key, and type it again." message. I have already run "legitcheck.hta", and it confirms that this version is genuine.

Apart from that, I am not able to use the often phone activation option, as entering "slui.exe 4" only gets me to the "Windows Activation" screen, with the options "Buy a new product key online", "Type a different product key" and "Contact Microsoft to help resolve this problem".

Below is the MGAD output.

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-BFF84-6GFC2-BWX77
Windows Product Key Hash: EkRG02noirn1etiserf2jJnVqlM=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00017
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {F3637099-F78F-4CEF-9D6F-658242DCF864}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gd... Read more

A:Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 Activation fails

Hi, Welcome to SF

1.) Call notebook support and explain the situation to them and they will ask you for some information about the laptop (ie. serial number, model, etc.) and will sometimes provide a new key that will get you activated ( OEM versions are supported by the manufacturer and not MS so they are suppose to be the ones that verify the purchase and provide support to get the system reactivated if there are problems )

2. If notebook manufacturer will not help then call the MS activation hotline and explain to them that the Software required a reinstall and notebook manufacturer will not help will sometimes get MS to provide help (they will ask for information about the system to ensure you are installing the correct version that came with the system and will want you to give them any info you can still read from the sticker as well as the model and serial number of the laptop etc. )

Normally since you are dealing with a laptop that did come with the OS preinstalled one or the other will provide an activation response code that will activate the system but it does sometimes take a bit of talking with the support staff to get it done.

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windows 7 will not correctly recognise my samsung galaxy s4 mobile it says its a modem in the devices tab. My s4 is also only available in odin or download mode which obviously limits adjusting any settings on device. Im unbricking my device ans all is
successful until the end when my laptop wont recognise my phone iv tried all the troubleshooting options i can find kies usb driver install and disable microsoft usb diagnostics, different ports on my laptop, different cables usb or reg charger etc. im at
a loss please help 

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I just completed a repair installation on a machine, and of course, I have to reactivate windows before I can log in.

Well, I go and attempt to change the product key, and while I'm in the activation window, the following keys do not work:

E U I O A S L Z N 1 5 0

This presents a problem because I need quite a few of those to use the key that I have.

Those keys work fine on the login screen, so it isn't a keyboard issue.

I've already attempted to do the repair installation a second time. I've also tried using the character map functions (alt 0191 etc) to bring up the letters, but the same ones do not work.

Any ideas would be appreciated.
 

A:Windows XP Activation - some keys do not work

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Code:

Diagnostic Report
(1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation
Data-->


Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr =
0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Windows
Product Key Hash: KeYfcvXg/a1Q01x73+f8IL/JC4Y=
Windows Product ID:
00359-112-0000007-85457
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type:
Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID:
{96568C5B-2460-4414-9010-0BFCA13A2FF5}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab:
0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr =
0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture:
0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120305-1505
TTS Error:

Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A


Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A,
hr = 0x80070002


Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr =
0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr =
0x80070002


OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr =
0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr =
0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002


OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A,
0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics:
025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-... Read more

A:Windows 7 home premium Activation issue Refurb PC

Hi melkiadark & welcome to sevenforums.

Here's the relevant part of the MGADiag report:

License Status: Notification
Notification Reason:
0xC004F009 (grace time expired).
Remaining Windows rearm count: 3

Run attached & see if it you have windows product key in registry.

You said Refurb PC, does it have product key sticker on machine? desktop usually on left side bottom. laptop usually on bottom or inside battery compartment.

You can enter this in elevated command prompt 3 times total, which has not been done yet according to MBADiaglog, but it's a temporary fix and resets the trial period.

slmgr -rearm

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Hi everyone, I have the following question: how to reinstall factory-set Windows 7 Home Basic version of the software after the crush of the hard disc drive. I have a product key, but official Microsoft recovery download page directed me here as my version of the Windows had been istalled by HP. Regards, Denis.

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i bought windows vista home premium and i cant seem to activate it i can't understand why though i put the product key in and it says the key is only use for upgradeing a previously installed windows vista its the only product key it came with is there another way to activate it? any help is apreciated to my issue.

A:windows vista home premium activation issue.

Did you purchase a full retail copy of Vista or an Vista upgrade?

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[CODE]
Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-MVJJY-9MFRT-22RMM
Windows Product Key Hash: 2McoXZHlu/1PX2JgKSjLLfremeI=
Windows Product ID: 00359-112-4424914-85317
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {D65747FD-C497-4DA0-9B29-09FD6B6F86A2}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF... Read more

A:windows 7 home premium 64bit activation issue

The likelihood is that you simply need to use operator activation.


telephone activation (operator calls)
Click on the Start button
in the Search box, type
SLUI 4
and hit the Enter key
follow the instructions, but when asked which service you require by the telephone ansafone, do NOT reply - this should force an operator to respond, who can deal with you

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This computer was donated to RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program).  We repair/refurbish donated equipment and then donate it to local charity organizations that need it.  When I booted the computer, there was a message indicating that Windows 7 Home Premium may not be genuine and needs to be activated.  When I tried to activate it, I was offered the option to buy a new product key online or type a different product key.  I do not know the original product key, but need to be able to activate the product.

A:Get message that Windows 7 Home Premium requres activation, ...

Take a look at the computer's case.  Is there a "genuine Microsoft" sticky-label on the back/sides/bottom of the case?Does it contain a 25-character product-key?  If so, use the product-key.  From: https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-pavilion-p6000-desktop-pc-series/3884665I looked at this computer's specifications, on the HP Support web-site.Sometimes, one can still order a copy of the originally-installed software, for a small fee, from HP.Unfortunately, not so, for this model. Some Other People on have recommended:  www.ComputerSurgeons.comas a source for buying a copy of the original software, again for a small fee. If your charity is registered in Canada, see: www.techsoupcanada.caMicrosoft donates copies of Windows 10 and Office 2016 to Registered Charities, for a small "administrative fee". 

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My Desktop went out of warranty two years ago o so, originally came with Windows 8 but I upgraded to Windows 10 for free then the mainboard failed and I've replaced by a new one. Now the system says "Activate Windows, go to settings to activate windows". I have the Error Code: 0x803F7001, I've called Microsoft for help fixing the issue but they redirect me to HP. I really need help solving this issue.

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Windows will not activate, I got a free copy of 64bit Windows 7 Ultimate by attending the Windows 7 Launch Event. I've done a few installs, both from the disk and from Images that were made within the OS, without a problem. Today, a few days after a clean install and activation from the disk, I get an alert telling me that I have to Activate windows. I know that I activated it during install but I try anyway and get an error message saying that my code cannot be used: see attached pic. I triple check that I am typing the code from the disk sleeve but still no activation. I didn't not install that genuine windows check update as I got mine directly from Microsoft.

A:Windows 7 Activation Key Code Don't Work Anymore

Before doing anything else I would recommend you tried the phone activation method as told in this tutorial.

Kari

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hi
when I boot up I get to the log on screen and press enter - and get the following message.
Windows product activation - A problem is preventing windorws from accurately checking the license for this computer. Error Code - 0x800703e7.

This is not the first time its happend to me - its the third. The last two times I have had to do a full reinstall.
This time its allowing me to get into safe mode - it didn't before.
Ive tried a system restore in safe mode but it brings up an error report which it then wants to send. I click dont send and then nothing happens.
My computer is a Sony Vaio PCG -FX805 with Win XP SP2.

Now im in safe mode I need help as I don't want to come out in case i can't get back in.
Thanks
 

A:windows wont boot - product activation error message

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Our school uses proxy that requires username/password authentication to connect on Wifi. Good thing is Windows Phone 8.1 has option to turn proxy on/off and sign in to proxy. The problem is after setting up the network connecting to it, my apps still can't
connect to the network (some apps for example are Facebook app, Skype, other 3rd party apps). The IE and Windows App Store can connect to the network though. I am currently looking for 3rd party app that can provide global proxy authentication so I can connect
my apps to the internet but I can't one.

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