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Windows 7: activate windows keeps showing on my laptop

28 Feb 2014   #1
peally

windows 7
 
 
activate windows keeps showing on my laptop

i bought my laptop with windows 8 pre installed dont understand why keeps asking to activate when i try it fails.
i am confused why.


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28 Feb 2014   #2
aritra2116

Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
 
 

Try asking this question on Eightforums.com as you will get better support for Windows 8 there. This forum is for specifically Windows 7 help and support.
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01 Mar 2014   #3
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Please follow this tutorial and post an MGADiag report - then we can see what the problem is.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/234159-windows-genuine-activation-issue-posting-instructions.html

Ignore errors produced when clicking on the Copy button - they simply mean that the tool could not create the backup files for some reason. The data is still copied to the clipboard for pasting to your response.

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quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/Hardware.aspx
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