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Windows 7: Activation, re-arm and watermark

13 Sep 2009   #1

Activation, re-arm and watermark

Hi everyone!

I installed a clean RTM 7600 (or at least that is what I hope I did). I did not activate during install, and after 30 days I got the reminder that I should activate... However, at the same time, I also got a watermark on the desktop saying "This copy is not original...".

I then re-armed and rebooted: I got a pop-up message again saying that the copy may not be original; I clicked OK, and now the watermark on the desktop is gone.

Is this normal?


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13 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)

Is this an offical image from Microsoft? Or did you download it from some third-party? If the later case, then sure this could be normal behavior.
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13 Sep 2009   #3

Win 8 Release candidate 8400


If the clock is not correct you may get the not original watermark
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