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Windows 7: Windows is not genuine

24 Feb 2011   #1
villanuevayael

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Windows is not genuine

Okay, here's the rub. I bought an original disk of Windows 7 Home Premium. The reason why I bought the disk is to repair a blue error screen which is already solved. Now, I've been on to several times of reformat, then format again my PC. All those times I still don't have problems activating the product key which is found on the back part of the CD case. Then one time when I tried to type the product key, the computer says that It's not valid or something because it is not allowed on my region. Then I re-checked the product key I typed if it was wrong but I was correct in typing the product key. It says on the CD case that its distributed only on the southeast asia region(SEA). I'm in southeast asia so why I get the problem of not activating my windows. This sucks because I spent a lot of money just to buy that one CD for a genuine copy of Windows.


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24 Feb 2011   #2
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Not sure about the region thing, but you may have tripped an anti piracy measure by reinstalling it too often.

You can only install and activate a retail copy so many times before it'll be blocked. After a while it begins to look like you are trying to pirate it.

I don't know the exact numbers but it's like 2 times in 6 months or something along those lines. So for more normal caeses you can reinstall it once every 6 months say and never run into it, but if you've reinstalled 3, 4 or more times in the last month then you'll have to call MS at the number given and explain the situation to get that number working again.
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24 Feb 2011   #3
Bill2

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

Download this tool.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

Click on the Copy button in the tool, paste into notepad, save as a .txt file, upload the file here.
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25 Feb 2011   #4
villanuevayael

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
Not sure about the region thing, but you may have tripped an anti piracy measure by reinstalling it too often.

You can only install and activate a retail copy so many times before it'll be blocked. After a while it begins to look like you are trying to pirate it.

I don't know the exact numbers but it's like 2 times in 6 months or something along those lines. So for more normal caeses you can reinstall it once every 6 months say and never run into it, but if you've reinstalled 3, 4 or more times in the last month then you'll have to call MS at the number given and explain the situation to get that number working again.

--How can I call MS?
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25 Feb 2011   #5
Orbital Shark

 
 

You'll find all the info you need on how to contact Microsoft below

Call Us
http://support.microsoft.com/contact...phone?ws=mscom

Email Us
http://support.microsoft.com/contact...email?ws=mscom
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25 Feb 2011   #6
villanuevayael

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Download this tool.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

Click on the Copy button in the tool, paste into notepad, save as a .txt file, upload the file here.


Here's the result of the tool you've given me. Thanks for helping.


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File Type: txt error on windows validation.txt (4.7 KB, 87 views)
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25 Feb 2011   #7
villanuevayael

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
You'll find all the info you need on how to contact Microsoft below

Call Us
Microsoft Contact Us

Email Us
Microsoft Contact Us


-- Thank you so much for the help.
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25 Feb 2011   #8
Orbital Shark

 
 

You're welcome
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27 Feb 2011   #9
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

It looks like it was never actually activated?

It says "Grace time has expired" which is why it is asking you to validate now.

You do have 3 "re-arms" left. meaning you can reset it three more times for a month each so you can continue to use your computer until you can get it straightened out with microsoft...

I believe that tis page should get you rearmed so you can get back to ysing your machine right away (for another 30 days)

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-120-days.html
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12 Mar 2011   #10
villanuevayael

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
It looks like it was never actually activated?

It says "Grace time has expired" which is why it is asking you to validate now.

You do have 3 "re-arms" left. meaning you can reset it three more times for a month each so you can continue to use your computer until you can get it straightened out with microsoft...

I believe that tis page should get you rearmed so you can get back to ysing your machine right away (for another 30 days)

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-120-days.html



--- yes it does say to validate it but the thing is I can't validate with the serial number I have in the box because it says that the region is for southeast asia only but I'm on southeast Asia. And may I have further explanation regarding that grace time please? :] thank you so much ..
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