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Windows 7: Weird Phone Activation Message - System Says Office Instead of Windows

09 Mar 2013   #1
ESL

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Weird Phone Activation Message - System Says Office Instead of Windows

I recently clean-installed Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium OEM. When I did the phone activation, the automated voice menu asked me to tell it how many computers were installed with this version of Microsoft Office. Should I try to get through to a live Microsoft agent and let them know that they have incorrectly identified my copy of 7 as a copy of Office?


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09 Mar 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello ESL,

Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you dialed the correct phone activation number for Windows 7. If you did, then yeah wait to talk to an activation operator.

Activate Windows 7 by Phone
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09 Mar 2013   #3
ESL

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks, Brink. Yes, the number I used was the correct one. I'll contact a live activation operator. Thanks!
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09 Mar 2013   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No problem. Please let us know how it went.
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