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Windows 7: windows not genuine

20 Jun 2016   #11
Datman

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Datman,
I would try Operator activation >>ask the operator if the Key has ever previously been activated<<, as the chances are high that this is a license that's already been sold. If that's the case, you'll have to pursue the vendor for a refund if they claimed it was brand new.
telephone activation (operator calls)
Click on the Start button
in the Search box, type
SLUI 4
and hit the Enter key
follow the instructions, but when asked which service you require by the telephone ansafone, do NOT reply - this should force an operator to respond, who can deal with you.

Roy
Do you have a north America phone number? I can't get anything but the online option and that is a dead end. So far no response from MS. I can't even tell if my attempt even went through.


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26 Jun 2016   #12
Datman

Window 7 home x64
 
 

I googled it and found a work around. It looks like this is a big issue affecting many people. One link showed me how to turn off the error message and made mention to not have your updates on automatic.

Me I have a problem with this. One I can’t get a hold of MS to find out what actually is going on. IF I was sold a counterfeitcopy I want to see some prosecution as I feel like a victim. Why did it take 9 months for me to be made aware that of the problem I could have objected and returned and gotten a possible refund but now that is impossible?

What I think happened is MS sold all these copies of W7 to vendors perhaps meant for built PCs with OS preinstalled. Now MS has a way of flagging these to force people to buy W10.

I may be overly conspiratorially but that has become my nature.
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