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Windows 7: Windows 7 product key will not work...

24 Dec 2010   #11
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

It seems that you have never activated your copy of windows... If this is a legal copy of Windows, then you shouldn't need to "re-arm" it ...


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24 Dec 2010   #12
LukeOX

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

When I enter my product key on my sticker that came with Windows 7, it says "The product key you entered does not appear to be a valid Windows 7 product key. Please check your product key and type it again."


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24 Dec 2010   #13
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Quote:
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Thats the reason. That key is a trial key, the kind win7 uses for keyless installs. When Windows is installed using the keyless install method, Windows uses it own Keyless Install product key. The Keyless Install product key acts as a Trial key and allows the user to use windows for 30 days. Since the Keyless Install key is a Trial key, it can not be activated, either online or manually.

You need to enter a legitimate key for your edition of win7. If the trial key is indeed what is imprinted on your dvd case, you have been duped by the seller, please contact him for a full refund.
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24 Dec 2010   #14
LukeOX

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have a different key on my copy of WIndows 7 DVD, its not the same.
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24 Dec 2010   #15
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LukeOX View Post
I have a different key on my copy of WIndows 7 DVD, its not the same.
In that case, you have 2 options. One call the seller. The other, call MS.

Microsoft Volume Licensing - Activation Centers
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24 Dec 2010   #16
LukeOX

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Where can I find MS's number?
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24 Dec 2010   #17
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LukeOX View Post
Where can I find MS's number?
In the link I posted in my previous post.
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24 Dec 2010   #18
LukeOX

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

OK, thank you for your help Bill.
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