Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: How Many Activations

04 Nov 2009   #1
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 
How Many Activations

Hopefully, I will not have to use this information, but I am curious. I have seen several vague references in this forum about a limitation on the number of times you can activate using a retail and/or a upgrade disc. Does anyone have more detailed information?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
04 Nov 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

This will probably depend on a time period. If you were to reinstall Windows on the same computer 1 or 2 times every year then you will probably never run into an activation limit.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How Many Activations




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Help with activations codes
Anyone help me with this little problem. I have a friends laptop approx. 3 year old (Toshiba L650) that is having real problems - I think an unmovable virus. Now I am thinking of doing Gregs OEM clean install but am not sure what to use for the activation code because I have two very different...
Installation & Setup
U have exceeded the limit of activations
Gentlemen. Looks like my tinkering has landed me in some bother. MS have advised I have exceeded the limit. http://i394.photobucket.com/albums/pp29/aalf_tm/activation.png Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ----------------------------------------- Windows Validation Data--> Validation...
Windows Updates & Activation
Get rid of this message (Not activations)
Hi folks! I guess my question goes here. If not, admins are welcome to move it. I have bought Windows 7 Home Premium. I installed and activated it with no problem. But then I have a question: I think the message "Ask for real Microsoft-software" message should be gone. That blue box next to...
General Discussion
Activations
Hi, I just bought Windows 7 Ultimate today, and i should also be getting a free copy on the 22nd of October under a retail e-learning program. I am interested in the amount of times that i can activate Windows 7 Ultimate. I have 3 computers in my house. - Main desktop for gaming and...
General Discussion
game activations
I have been using Win 7 for 6 months and everything has been more or less rock solid for me and I am ready to purchase the release when it comes out. My question is whether or not I should be able to re- activate all my games because I will have a new operating system. I know some games have more...
Gaming
Not keeping passwords & activations
My Roboform program is not keeping it's activation. I've re-activavated it three times, and it does not keep. Plus none of the passwords in my system are kept, even though I checked th box to save them. Is there a setting in 7 somewhere that I need to check?
Software


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:28.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App