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Windows 7: how many times can i activate w7 ?

28 Oct 2011   #11

windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mark Phelps View Post
I know what MS claims, but the reality is, if you try to reactivate using the same key "too often", it will eventually refuse to reactivate and you will have to use the Phone option to get it working. I've had this happen on my Retail version when I was repeatedly reinstalling to test out some stuff. So, even though you SHOULD be able to reactivate a Retail version an infinite number of times, you will still eventually get the error message.
that's sad
i mean i spent not few bucks to have a multi language version
i bought 50% and 50% my girlfriend ,because her mother language is different

now i should be worried about the numbers of activations

i did an image of a clean install
does it count ?

i mean if i restore this image after 5 months,should i re-active my windows7?


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28 Oct 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

I shouldn't be too worried about activating your system.

The automated telephone system is easy to use and even if you have to speak to a real person, they will do their utmost to resolve the problem - providing the software is genuine.
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