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Windows 7: Checking if my license key is being used.

29 Mar 2015   #1
chaznsc

Windows 7 Profession 64 bit
 
 
Checking if my license key is being used.

Sigh,
Took down an older machine I no longer used. I had upgraded it to win7 using an upgrade version. Since decommissioning the machine I sold the upgrade on eBay, complete with discs and original packaging, activation key. Buyer buys it, I ship, two weeks later he wants to return it.

I know I shouldn't have sold on eBay so that's my fault, yes. I am assuming I will lose the eBay case, be out the software and the money, everything. My question is "is there a way to see if someone has activated the key I sold?"

Sorry to bother you guys, just need some guidance. I feel like an idiot.


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29 Mar 2015   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Best is to call Microsoft. They can check it.
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29 Mar 2015   #3
chaznsc

Windows 7 Profession 64 bit
 
 

And how would you go about asking them? I'm being serious :)
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29 Mar 2015   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

No idea where you are. But here is the WW MS offices:

Microsoft Worldwide Sites
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31 Mar 2015   #5
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Better to use the Activation Center numbers here... https://www.microsoft.com/licensing/...n-centers.aspx
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