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Windows 7: Windows 8.1 pro downgraded to windows 7 will not let me activate windo

09 Feb 2016   #1

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Windows 8.1 pro downgraded to windows 7 will not let me activate windo

I have a computer that originally had windows 8.1 pro, but we had the manufacturer (HP) downgrade it to windows 7 pro using the windows 8 downgrade rights before it was shipped out. Late last month It was infected with a crypto virus that encrypted everything on the computer, and deactivated all windows software. After using magic jellybean to recover all the key codes on the hard drive and another utility that pulled the windows 8.1 key off the BIOS, we wiped the hard drive and did a fresh install of windows 7 pro. After getting the computer back up and running I went in to reactivate windows but unfortunately the magic jellybean keys did not work nor did it give the option to activate over the phone.
I typed slui 4 into command prompt, but it only took me to the normal activation screen again with no option to activate over the phone. After attempting several keys I found online, I finally was able to the activate windows over the phone screen but only if I attempt to activate windows using that code.
When I talked to “tom from Texas” He had no idea what I was talking about when I said windows 8 pro downgrade rights.
I need to get this computer activated

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