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Windows 7: Key inserted not valid for activation

19 Mar 2017   #1

Windows 7 HP 64
Key inserted not valid for activation

My friend came with a build desktop with a Win7 pro oem installed. Windows is activated.
As his HDD is dying he bought a new one.
He asked me to install Win7 pro oem on the new disk. He didn't have the disk, but he had the COA stick and key.
I've downloaded a Win7 pro oem iso using Heidoc down loader.
It installed without problems but now it doesn't activate.
The message is: The Win7 Pro key is invalid for activation.
How come? It's the same key used on the activated windows on the other disk.
The differences between the two installations are.
The activated (old HDD) is 32 bits and installed on a Legacy disk
The new installation is 64 bits on a UEFI-GPT disk.

Can a 32 OEM key be used to install 64 bits?


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

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-YVBTC
Windows Product Key Hash: 5ejwStwQyYkA2geu9nQ4qxMJUtc=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-9319562-71626
Windows Product ID Type: 8
Windows License Type: COA SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {10A76E81-59C6-49E3-A415-5E32B39038A6}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532
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: 109 N/A
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\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>{10A76E81-59C6-49E3-A415-5E32B39038A6}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048</OS><Architecture>x64</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-YVBTC</PKey><PID>00371-OEM-9319562-71626</PID><PIDType>8</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-3834397673-701581253-172093134</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>INTEL_</Manufacturer><Model>DH61WW__</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Intel Corp.</Manufacturer><Version>BEH6110H.86A.0020.2011.0218.1538</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="6"/><Date>20110218000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>198D3C07018400FE</HWID><UserLCID>0416</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0416</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Hora oficial do Brasil(GMT-03:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults>

Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002

Licensing Data-->
Versão do serviço de licença do software: 6.1.7601.17514

Nome: Windows(R) 7, Professional edition
Descrição: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, OEM_COA_SLP channel
Identificação da Ativação: da22eadd-46dc-4056-a287-f5041c852470
Identificação da Aplicação: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
PID estendido: 00371-00186-195-671626-02-1046-7601.0000-0782017
Identificação da Instalação: 006160635190146676286372065463889064429394709312462030
URL do Certificado do Processador: SpcService Web Service
URL do Certificado da Máquina: RacService Web Service
URL da Licença de Uso: UseLicenseService Web Service
URL do Certificado da Chave do Produto (Product Key): PkcService Web Service
Chave do Produto (Product Key) Parcial: YVBTC
Status da Licença: período de cortesia inicial
Tempo restante: 41940 minuto(s) (29 dia(s))
Contagem de rearmação restante do Windows: 3
Hora confiável: 19/03/2017 22:59:16

Windows Activation Technologies-->
HrOffline: 0x00000000
HrOnline: N/A
HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
Event Time Stamp: N/A
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

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2017   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Mega.
Time for him to buy a genuine System builder or Retail OS.
Thats a retail motherboard with an OEM "lifted" key


note that reports been doctored
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19 Mar 2017   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

Roy, didn't understand what you mean.
Yes it's a Intel motherboard. You're saying that a OEM license cant be used? What is an OEM "lifted" key? Is it a pirate key?
What you mean by reports been doctored?
Can a 32 OEM key be used to install 64 bits?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

19 Mar 2017   #4

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Mega.

Intel produce motherboards, they DO NOT include an OEM licence

When they sell them to the OEM's, Dell etc, who build comps they add an OS and install THIER licence code onto the motherboard as part of their agreement with MS, so as to be able to sell it with W7.
A COA sticker must also be attached to the comp, this has a back-up key on it, and should only be used with that comp. If that key is used on another comp like your friends in this case, i refer to it as "lifted".

So yes its pirated

When Intel motherboards are sold to the public a Retail or System builder licence must be purchased seperately.

The report looks like its had some details removed.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2017   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Mega. To add to what Roy has said, the version you used was an OEM SLP. The SLP stands for System Locked Pre-install, which can only be used by licensed computer manufacturers such as Dell, HP etc..

The other OEM type is what Roy is referring to, for you to try & get is an OEM System Builder which is what, say a small computer shop would use when supplying a customer.

Yes, you should be able to use the 32 bit key for 64 bit install.
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20 Mar 2017   #6

Windows 7 HP 64

Thank you Roy and Bligh.
How come the other HDD has the same key and it's activated?
My friend also gave me a Windows OPK that says it's a pre installation OEM. What is it for?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2017   #7

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

must have used an exploit, possibly by using OPK, which was suppossed to be used by OEM's ONLY
Server editions not consumer units.
OEM Preinstallation Kit

Wondering if you stuck the old HDD back in, reran the tool, could be being activated via a server using a volumn licence

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2017   #8

Windows 7 HP 64

Roy, thank you once again.
Just to make it clear for me (and for my friend).
Please correct if I'm wrong.

There are two major Win 7 licenses:
Retail - For customers - Can be transferred from one computer to another.
OEM - To be used by Computers builders. Valid only for that computer.

Under OEM license you have two types
- OEM SLP for big builders (HP, Dell, Lenovo etc). This license aren't for sale for customers (and is the one my friend has)
- OEM System Builder for small builders. This license are the one that you buy at Newegg etc
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2017   #9

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Mega,
You are correct.
There is however another type of licence..
Volume- purchased by companies/educational establishments, (min 5) and issued to their employees/students.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2017   #10

Windows 7 HP 64

Roy, thank you once again.
I'm going to give the computer back to my friend and tell her that she has been deceived.
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