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Windows 7: KB971033 Already Uninstalled and Hidden, Having Activation Issues

20 Jul 2014   #1

KB971033 Already Uninstalled and Hidden, Having Activation Issues

Now before everyone tells me to just activate, the only reason I haven't is because I bought a 3-pack of Windows 7 a while back. My father and sister used 2 of the 3 activations, and I used the last on my old computer. A few days after the hard drive gave out and I had to reformat. I built my computer about a month after that, then I spoke to Microsoft support about getting a product key and nothing could be done, they just told me that I would have to waste another $100. So I'd rather just deal with a copy of Windows that is not genuine. My only problem is the constant barrage of activation messages! It's become such a problem that it interferes with whatever I'm doing on my computer, pulling me out of full screen programs and popping up the taskbar. Is there a new activation update? As I said in the title, I already uninstalled and hid KB971033. Please help! Thanks.
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20 Jul 2014   #2

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

Hiding things never changes the basic problem.

Please follow this tutorial and post an MGADiag report - then we can see what the problem is.

Ignore errors produced when clicking on the Copy button - they simply mean that the tool could not create the backup files for some reason. The data is still copied to the clipboard for pasting to your response.

Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
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