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Windows 7: Genuine Win 7, deactivated, can't reactivate, no phone activation

07 Oct 2013   #41
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Did the shop activate it for you? Which key did they use?

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08 Oct 2013   #42

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I think that is where the problem lay. They must've installed an evaluation copy and that's why it expired. I didn't even think to ask them when i collected the computer. However by entering the valid registration code from my original disk it solved the problem.
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08 Oct 2013   #43

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

My suspicion is that they installed a counterfeit - with a hack which broke when you updated the system.
Please post the data I asked for.
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