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Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Aug 2010
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Posted By mischievousape
Just about to test this now for stability. But...

Just about to test this now for stability. But I've got the settings at:

CPU: Multiplier x 18, FSB 211
DRAM Freq 7001.Mhz, Memory Timings 9-9-9-24, Voltage is at 1.80.

Post back after a few...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Aw thanks everyone :) This is such a friendly...

Aw thanks everyone :) This is such a friendly forum :cool:

I would still love to know exactly why this went wrong to be honest, but I doubt I will ever really know for sure. From the look on the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,514
Posted By mischievousape
Different Brand RAM and my OC

Hello :)

I have some OCZ DDR3 Platinum 2x2gb 1333Mhz installed on my Asus M4N98TD at the moment. I also have 2x2GB AData DDR3 1333Mhz RAM stashed away from when I was having some POST problems...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
omg...I keep going to System & Security to look...

omg...I keep going to System & Security to look at where it says "Windows Is Activated" :o
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
WOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO :party:

I went back to the store again and demanded to speak to the manager who again said that I had to contact Microsoft. So I phoned them...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Well, thanks everyone for your suggestions and...

Well, thanks everyone for your suggestions and advice I really appreciate all your help :) I'm going to go and buy a retail copy from PC World :sick: I was going to get OEM but I want to make sure...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
I really have no idea :confused: I mean, when I...

I really have no idea :confused: I mean, when I do the "slmgr.vbs -dlv" thing it says I have a Retail Channel Windows 7 Professional installed.

When I do the Windows Genuine test it says that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
The store wasn't interested. They said that they...

The store wasn't interested. They said that they only sell Home retail products and will not refund or replace and said that it is Microsofts fault. Microsoft aren't interested as they said that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Hmmmm...Looks like there have been some shady...

Hmmmm...Looks like there have been some shady shenanigans afoot :D

Microsoft said that the key I was trying to activate was a business key, so I think the guy that said this could be a corporate...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Well the first install was on a PC that I decided...

Well the first install was on a PC that I decided to upgrade, and it would have been fine if the new PC hadn't exploded into small pieces :D

The only thing that is annoying is that I can't get in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
They had better activate it, this wooden leg is...

They had better activate it, this wooden leg is killing me and the parrot isn't the cleanest of shoulder dwellers :) I'll post back success or fail but yeh, its the holo-disk and the blue authentic...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
More infections than a dodgy 'clinic' eh? :D I...

More infections than a dodgy 'clinic' eh? :D I really don't use pirated anything, hopefully I can get this sorted but they sure do make it hard to get through to where you need to go to get it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Well I don't know if this is a pirate or...

Well I don't know if this is a pirate or corporate copy or not. It looks like all the other copies in the shop that I bought it from.

I sent MS Support an email and I also found a UK number to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
This is a retail version of Win7 though :S With...

This is a retail version of Win7 though :S With a full retail box and instructions. I think I'm starting to go insane.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
I stay on the line and it cuts me off, saying "NO...

I stay on the line and it cuts me off, saying "NO OPTIONS HAVE BEEN PRESSED, WE ARE NOW ENDING YOUR CALL". The ONLY option to press is * to repeat the information that my software might be Pirated.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
The only number I can find for UK is the...

The only number I can find for UK is the automated activation line, but when I call that there is no option to press to get through to a human, and if you don't press any numbers it cuts off the call...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Cheers theog I'll give the activation increase a...

Cheers theog I'll give the activation increase a whirl :)

I called them earlier to phone activate, but after the robot told me that I might have a pirate copy, there was no option to speak to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Jul 2010
Replies: 53
Views: 11,702
Posted By mischievousape
Phone activation called me a pirate :D

Hello and thanks for reading this :)

I installed Retail version Win 7 64 on my old system about a month ago. Then decided to upgrade since I caught the upgrade bug. Installed Win 7 on my new...
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