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Windows 7: help bear foot kid!

30 Sep 2010   #1
moknathal

windows 7 64
 
 
help bear foot kid!

Hey bear foot. ok so i am trying to activate windows and i get this error when trying to activate it online



what now?


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30 Sep 2010   #2
moknathal

windows 7 64
 
 

it says

The Following Failure occured while trying to use the product key:
Code:
0xc004f061

Description:
The software licensing service determined that the specified product key can only be used for upgrading, not for clean installations
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30 Sep 2010   #3
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Try looking at the tutorial and see if it helps. Doing a Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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01 Oct 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again.





You may need to do Option Three in this tutorial at the link below to get it installed.

Be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


Do a Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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01 Oct 2010   #5
moknathal

windows 7 64
 
 

i called microsoft last night and i was able to get tech support on the line and they helped me activate it with no problems. my version is genuine
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01 Oct 2010   #6
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Glad to hear you got things sorted out!
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01 Oct 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by moknathal View Post
i called microsoft last night and i was able to get tech support on the line and they helped me activate it with no problems. my version is genuine




Very glad you got it activated and thanks for the update.
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