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Windows 7: set back to an image and lost activation

29 Nov 2010   #21

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

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What does that contribute to the discussion?. I have been imaging with most any imaging product out there - including that one.
Means if you use wdsimagebackup then you should not have problem ...IMO ...
I use the built-in Backup utility to image my system. I recently restored it to about 8 months ago and it prompted for re-activation, which I did. No clue why, like everyone else, but it also happened using this built-in solution.

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