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Windows 7: Vista to Windows 7 activation key rejected by Microsoft

01 Mar 2016   #21
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

dukerod you are just many of thousands that get taken by such websites.
I'm glad you contacted Microsoft.
Don't forget to try the suggestions in post #20 by torchwood. You might be able to get your money back.


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06 Mar 2016   #22
dukerod

windows 7
 
 

Final post :

The old laptop is now running Windows 10 and remarkably it has never been better.

After all the probs with win 7 and my Softwaregeeks I bit the bullet and allowed a local engineer to look at my PC.

Fifty well spent pounds later I now have a proper copy of Win10 and a much improved lappy.

thanks to all on Win 7 forums for input and advice.
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06 Mar 2016   #23
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

That is some good news.
Happy computing.
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06 Mar 2016   #24
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

In W10
when you go to settings>> activation>> i hope it shows >> digital activation.

Roy
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07 Mar 2016   #25
dukerod

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
In W10
when you go to settings>> activation>> i hope it shows >> digital activation.

Roy

Yes it does thanks
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10 Jul 2016   #26
mark4x4

W7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I bought 3 codes from the same guys in the UK.
I am a little concerned because I bought mine for 20 GBP each, which is $40CAD or $30USD EACH.
I hope SoftwareGeeks are legit. Looks like they are not. I bought mine on Feb. 25 2016 with a credit card.

This quote is concerning.
Quote:
No Windows 7 COA key are legally sold by them selves.

Your installation of Windows 7 on that computer is counterfeit.
I hope to get a problem free installation when the time comes. Looks like its a risky gamble.

I bought them on a credit card, so its been 5.5 months now. I will have to read up on the refund policy of Visa.

To know for sure I could just try to install one W7 on my current Vista system and if its a no-go, contact Visa.
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