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Windows 7: Win7Ux64 Validation Failure after Cloning HDD

05 Aug 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Win7Ux64 Validation Failure after Cloning HDD

Good day all,

My apologies for the sudden intrusion on the forums. I have noticed previous users with the same issues finding their solutions here. And I have attempted several of the solutions (Re-cloning, phone activation, Elevated CMD), to no avail.

To start, my computer has an OEM Win 7 Ultimate x64 installed. I no longer have the original casing, or discs that came with it, due to several upgrades over the last couple of years.

As of now, the 500gb HDD, motherboard, and PSU are the only original components.

It always ran fine, and Win 7 was activated and validated on the old HDD. I performed a HDD cloning using Macrium Reflect, in an attempt to upgrade my HDD to a new 2TB HDD.

Upon completion, windows boots fine, no issues detected other than the lack of validation. Attempts to validate Win 7 have failed thus far.

Below is the result from the MGADiag tool. Any idea on how I might get Win 7 to validate, if at all?

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-Q6MMK-KYK6X-VKM6G
Windows Product Key Hash: 289NoAWl2ZoVfuieux/315WkDIc=
Windows Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00173
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001
ID: {3C92F2DD-106F-44E4-A73D-913E9CA50E54}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150316-1654
TTS Error: 
Validation Diagnostic: 
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 103 Blocked VLK
Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 - 103 Blocked VLK
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258-3

Browser Data-->
Proxy settings: N/A
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)
Default Browser: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
Active scripting: Allowed
Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

File Scan Data-->
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watadminsvc.exe[Hr = 0x80070003]
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\npwatweb.dll[Hr = 0x80070003]
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watux.exe[Hr = 0x80070003]
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watweb.dll[Hr = 0x80070003]

Other data-->
Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{3C92F2DD-106F-44E4-A73D-913E9CA50E54}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001</OS><Architecture>x64</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-VKM6G</PKey><PID>00426-OEM-8992662-00173</PID><PIDType>2</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-4119057644-3780502054-2334827758</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>BIOSTAR Group</Manufacturer><Model>H61MGV</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>American Megatrends Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>4.6.5</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="7"/><Date>20120416000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>58523807018400FE</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Malay Peninsula Standard Time(GMT+08:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>103</Result><Products><Product GUID="{90120000-0030-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}"><LegitResult>103</LegitResult><Name>Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007</Name><Ver>12</Ver><Val>ACD7202654E586</Val><Hash>fFic3JgCreGGRxyF8uMWB4R4Jcg=</Hash><Pid>89388-707-1528066-65326</Pid><PidType>14</PidType></Product></Products><Applications><App Id="15" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="16" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="18" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="19" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="1A" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="1B" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="44" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="A1" Version="12" Result="103"/><App Id="BA" Version="12" Result="103"/></Applications></Office></Software></GenuineResults>  

Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002

Licensing Data-->
Software licensing service version: 6.1.7601.17514

Name: Windows(R) 7, Ultimate edition
Description: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, OEM_SLP channel
Activation ID: 7cfd4696-69a9-4af7-af36-ff3d12b6b6c8
Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
Extended PID: 00426-00178-926-600173-02-1033-7601.0000-2172015
Installation ID: 006182055435371085810383611505614731364790202581377831
Processor Certificate URL:
Machine Certificate URL:
Use License URL:
Product Key Certificate URL:
Partial Product Key: VKM6G
License Status: Initial grace period
Time remaining: 38460 minute(s) (26 day(s))
Remaining Windows rearm count: 3
Trusted time: 8/5/2015 8:48:37 PM

Windows Activation Technologies-->
HrOffline: 0x00000000
HrOnline: 0x00000000
HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
Event Time Stamp: 8:3:2015 21:50
ActiveX: Not Registered - 0x80040154
Admin Service: Not Registered - 0x80040154
HealthStatus Bitmask Output:

HWID Data-->

OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->

OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes, but no SLIC table
Windows marker version: N/A
OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: N/A
BIOS Information: 
  ACPI Table Name    OEMID Value    OEMTableID Value
  APIC            ALASKA        A M I
  FACP            ALASKA        A M I
  HPET            ALASKA        A M I
  MCFG            ALASKA        A M I
  SSDT            SataRe        SataTabl
  SSDT            SataRe        SataTabl
  SSDT            SataRe        SataTabl
I would appreciate any assistance.

Thanks in advance!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Aug 2015   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

The installation is non-genuine because the installed Product Key is an OEM_SLP one from an ASUS machine - while your motherboard appears to be a retail BIOSTAR one.
OEM_SLP Keys are ONLY valid when used in conjunction with the motherboard manufacturer's Recovery media
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Aug 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Ergh. That's... Annoying. Thanks for letting me know. Guess I'll have to go source for a genuine install.

Edit: Didn't MS use to sell Win 7U online? When I click 'purchase a new key' I get sent to Win 10 instead. Has Win 7 U been removed from the store?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

06 Aug 2015   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

MS stopped selling Windows 7 the day that Windows 8 was released
You can try getting a 'Get Genuine Kit' - which is a Retail license so you get MS support for 90days, BUT is restricted to use on the affected machine, so it's effectively an OEM license. However, it's more expensive than the normal legit OEM licenses available.
Retail licenses for Windows 7 are no longer available.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Aug 2015   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'll be a happy bugger long as I can keep using Win 7U on this machine till it crumbles into the ether.

Could you direct me via a link perhaps? I'm getting mixed messages from Windows (Online validation says it's genuine, activation fails, thus no GGK prompt. =.=) and online searching has been pretty futile.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Aug 2015   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Validation will always pass while the system is in the grace period - you could just wait until it goes out of grace, and then try validating.(25 days to go)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Aug 2015   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

lol Nothing else to it I guess. 25 days till Christmas it is. Thanks for the advice and clarifications provided on here!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Aug 2015   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Good luck!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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