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Windows 7: Windows 7 Activation not sticking

13 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows 7 Activation not sticking

Hey guys,

I have an end user that we upgraded to Win 7 as a test run and her activation keeps popping up even after activating it and getting the genuine software screen. She doesn't get the "this version of Windows you are running may be pirated" it just reverts to being unactivated like it never happened in the first place. Has anyone ever had this happen and if so, how did you fix it?

And no, we're not running any software like Deep Freeze or the sort. Just a standard AD and domain policies etc.

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13 Aug 2010   #2

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13 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

I've had that happen once or twice. I think it was a Microsoft windows update that did it. Every once in a while they update the activation technology/genuine advantage and it resets it. I just re-activated on line and it was fine again.
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