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Windows 7: Windows Activation Key Isn't Working

31 Oct 2012   #1
SandCoat

Windows 7 X64
 
 
Windows Activation Key Isn't Working

Hello I recently download a torrent and it uninstalled my previous windows 7. I re installed back windows 7 and as I put in my activation code it says its invalid can someone help me please with my problem ?


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31 Oct 2012   #2
gregrocker

 

What is the source of your ISO and Product key? Are they for the same version? Did you triple check each character in the Product Key since inaccuracy is the cause of most failures?

Please also explain how a torrent can uninstall Win7.
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31 Oct 2012   #3
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Have you actually managed to install WIndows or not - if yes. then


To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
(download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.
- **in your own thread**, please

Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
How to Tell


Please also tell us whether your copy of Windows is an Upgrade license or a Full one.
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