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Windows 7: windows not genuine

20 Jun 2016   #11

Window 7 home x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Datman,
I would try Operator activation >>ask the operator if the Key has ever previously been activated<<, as the chances are high that this is a license that's already been sold. If that's the case, you'll have to pursue the vendor for a refund if they claimed it was brand new.
telephone activation (operator calls)
Click on the Start button
in the Search box, type
and hit the Enter key
follow the instructions, but when asked which service you require by the telephone ansafone, do NOT reply - this should force an operator to respond, who can deal with you.

Do you have a north America phone number? I can't get anything but the online option and that is a dead end. So far no response from MS. I can't even tell if my attempt even went through.

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26 Jun 2016   #12

Window 7 home x64

I googled it and found a work around. It looks like this is a big issue affecting many people. One link showed me how to turn off the error message and made mention to not have your updates on automatic.

Me I have a problem with this. One I can’t get a hold of MS to find out what actually is going on. IF I was sold a counterfeitcopy I want to see some prosecution as I feel like a victim. Why did it take 9 months for me to be made aware that of the problem I could have objected and returned and gotten a possible refund but now that is impossible?

What I think happened is MS sold all these copies of W7 to vendors perhaps meant for built PCs with OS preinstalled. Now MS has a way of flagging these to force people to buy W10.

I may be overly conspiratorially but that has become my nature.
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