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Windows 7: Built new PC, Genuine Windows 7 fails to activate

31 Oct 2012   #11
NoelDP

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That error message can be caused by the Key having been used on another machine previously - Telephone Activation should clear it.



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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