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Windows 7: Windows 7 Asking For Activation Again Error 0XC004C008

07 Apr 2017   #1
Windows7Nubie

Windows 7 Pro 32bit and Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 Asking For Activation Again Error 0XC004C008

Every few months my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit asks for activation with no changes made to the pc or software whatsoever. The only thing changed this time was updates to MalwareBytes free version and Norton Internet Security updates.

Periodically it also gives Error 0XC004C008 and I have to use telephone activation.

Is there a patch or update that will fix this once and for all, cause it is very unnerving to have spent $150 to buy something, use it for years, and then every few months it develops alzheimers and I have to jump through hoops to get it working right?

TIA


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07 Apr 2017   #2
georgeks

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

No, you do not have to spend any money at all.

Just select the toll-free option and go through the steps.

You'll have your activation within 2 minutes.
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07 Apr 2017   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

You could also use this tutorial by Brink.
It will let us have a look and see if we can see the problem.

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions - Windows 7 Help Forums

Jack
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07 Apr 2017   #4
torchwood

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

That error code implies allready in use.
If as your profile states 32 & 64 bit installs you cannot use it on both.

Roy
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07 Apr 2017   #5
Windows7Nubie

Windows 7 Pro 32bit and Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by georgeks View Post
No, you do not have to spend any money at all.

Just select the toll-free option and go through the steps.

You'll have your activation within 2 minutes.
I meant that I spent $150 to buy the OS. It is not an unlicensed installation. So I find these repeated requests for activation very annoying.

I did get my re-activation, but I want to not have to do this over and over every few months.
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07 Apr 2017   #6
Windows7Nubie

Windows 7 Pro 32bit and Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
You could also use this tutorial by Brink.
It will let us have a look and see if we can see the problem.

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions - Windows 7 Help Forums

Jack
I will give it a try after I do a hard disk image backup.
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07 Apr 2017   #7
Windows7Nubie

Windows 7 Pro 32bit and Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
That error code implies allready in use.
If as your profile states 32 & 64 bit installs you cannot use it on both.

Roy
The Windows 7 Pro 32bit is on my old laptop and has a different CD Key.
That setup is very infrequently used, and has never asked for re-activation.
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08 Apr 2017   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just do as I requested in post #3 with you troubled computer.


Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions - Windows 7 Help Forums

Roy is very good at analyzing such logs.

Jack
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