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Windows 7: Non-valid product key after Clean reinstall win7

24 May 2013   #1
kenh536

Windows 7 64-bit OEM
 
 
Non-valid product key after Clean reinstall win7

About a month ago I built my first PC and had some BSOD issues which I am getting help with on this forum. We decided it was a good idea to try a clean reinstall of Win7. So I did and now I have tried to enter my product key again and it tells me that the product key is not valid. I did check and recheck that it was typed correctly. Heres the BSOD thread for more info:
Random BSOD New build 0x800... event id 1001
Any help would be much appreciated, thanks.

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Windows Product Key Hash: KeYfcvXg/a1Q01x73+f8IL/JC4Y=
Windows Product ID: 00359-112-0000007-85386
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {6AAAA5DE-E891-4D6B-9B40-BC5AB793EB6D}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
TTS Error: 
Validation Diagnostic: 
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258-3

Browser Data-->
Proxy settings: N/A
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)
Default Browser: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
Active scripting: Allowed
Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

File Scan Data-->

Other data-->
Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{6AAAA5DE-E891-4D6B-9B40-BC5AB793EB6D}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003</OS><Architecture>x64</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-XM76F</PKey><PID>00359-112-0000007-85386</PID><PIDType>5</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-2802131194-3643640061-2080485706</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.</Manufacturer><Model>To be filled by O.E.M.</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>American Megatrends Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>FC</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="7"/><Date>20130205000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>585A3107018400F2</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Pacific Standard Time(GMT-08:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults>  

Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002

Licensing Data-->
Software licensing service version: 6.1.7601.17514

Name: Windows(R) 7, HomePremium edition
Description: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, RETAIL channel
Activation ID: 2e7d060d-4714-40f2-9896-1e4f15b612ad
Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
Extended PID: 00359-00170-112-000000-00-1033-7601.0000-1282013
Installation ID: 014054209810610435957020041980386581707653597644840590
Processor Certificate URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88338
Machine Certificate URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88339
Use License URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88341
Product Key Certificate URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88340
Partial Product Key: XM76F
License Status: Initial grace period
Time remaining: 20520 minute(s) (14 day(s))
Remaining Windows rearm count: 3
Trusted time: 5/24/2013 12:51:47 PM

Windows Activation Technologies-->
HrOffline: 0x00000000
HrOnline: 0x00000000
HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
Event Time Stamp: 5:8:2013 23:26
ActiveX: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
Admin Service: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
HealthStatus Bitmask Output:


HWID Data-->
HWID Hash Current: OAAAAAEABgABAAEAAAACAAAAAgABAAEAln12MSKDVPkQM7hC3BVc2e4W/pTsPoqbUNRSK5oSdjI=

OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->
N/A

OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes, but no SLIC table
Windows marker version: N/A
OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: N/A
BIOS Information: 
  ACPI Table Name	OEMID Value	OEMTableID Value
  APIC			ALASKA		A M I
  FACP			ALASKA		A M I
  HPET			ALASKA		A M I
  MCFG			ALASKA		A M I
  FPDT			ALASKA		A M I
  BGRT			ALASKA		A M I
  SSDT			AMD   		POWERNOW
  MATS			ALASKA		A M I



My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Hi kenh536

The Key you're using is a Windows 7 Home Premium default key that can't be activated . Please use the key that came with the disc .


:ADDED:

Product Key Number - Change
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #3
kenh536

Windows 7 64-bit OEM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Hi kenh536

The Key you're using is a Windows 7 Home Premium default key that can't be activated . Please use the key that came with the disc .


:ADDED:

Product Key Number - Change
I don't understand what you mean. The only code I have is what came on the box with the disc for OEM Windows 7 64 bit. I used that code to activate the first install, then ended up formatting and doing a clean reinstall. After that I entered the product key I have from the box and it will not accept it. It tells me that it is invalid.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #4
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Does the key match the number on the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) sticker you attached to your PC?

Where did you buy your copy of Windows 7?

How to know you&#39;re buying genuine Windows - Microsoft Windows
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #5
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

If I am not mistaken the key in the log is the Default key . If you don't add a Key during installation that's the key that is generated . Which you can't activate . To activate you would need to use a legit key which should be inside the DVD case inside a Retail box .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #6
kenh536

Windows 7 64-bit OEM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
Does the key match the number on the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) sticker you attached to your PC?

Where did you buy your copy of Windows 7?

How to know you're buying genuine Windows - Microsoft Windows
I bought it from OutletPC. The box came in a sleeve, remove the sleeve and on the outside of the box is the sticker with the product key on it. Inside of it is the disc, some card saying to stick the sticker on the PC, and a Windows 7 getting started booklet. Looks genuine to me and I payed $89.99 for it.

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - Full OEM - License & Disk

I did not add the key during install, so thats why it shows the default. My issue is, when I try to use the key now inside Windows (it worked and activated the first install before reinstall) it says invalid and does not accept it. Therefore I cannot activate it because it will not accept the only key I have.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #7
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Try to activate using the phone

Click on the button type slui.exe 4 inside the Search programs and files box and press <Enter> if you get a User Access Control click on the Yes button . On the window that comes up choose United States and click Next . It will give you a 800 number .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #8
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Double check to see that you've not misread a character - either C/G/6 or B/8 or Y/V are the most common.

Note that the following characters cannot be used - A E I L N O S U Z 1 0 - an O/0 is almost always a Q

If that doesn't work, try the phone activation method.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 May 2013   #9
kenh536

Windows 7 64-bit OEM
 
 

Well either I messed up typing the code about 4 times in a row before, or it just didn't work for some reason. The former is more likely... anyway just got it to work so now I am activated. I appreciate all the responses guys, thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 May 2013   #10
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Did you type it in correctly this time for it to work ?
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