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Windows 7: Windows Not Genuine

24 Feb 2019   #11
BrianR1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I deleted the snip a while back. Regardless none of this worked as there is no option to change my key or activate. I started deleting updates which showed they were from today which is impossible because I had no internet. I got to update 4338818 which when I uninstalled gave me back internet access and didn't bring up the bad activation.


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24 Feb 2019   #12
BrianR1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I looked at KB4338818 and it's from July 2018, what the heck was it showing as being installed on 2-24-2019? I can now see the option of changing my product key and it also says 3 days until automatic activation. What would have caused this? I'm afraid to do updates now.
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24 Feb 2019   #13
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi BrianR1,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrianR1 View Post
I looked at KB4338818 and it's from July 2018, what the heck was it showing as being installed on 2-24-2019? I can now see the option of changing my product key and it also says 3 days until automatic activation. What would have caused this? I'm afraid to do updates now.
There is an option for you to test this!

SUGGESTION: Create a system image. This way, if things go wrong, you will be able to restore your OS back to the exact same state that it is now in a very short time. There are two imaging programs which are very popular among members here, the first is AOMEI Backupper Standard [FREE], and the second is Macrium Reflect [FREE].

I hope this helps!
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24 Feb 2019   #14
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

My footer correct again, imagine that!

External Hard Drives are getting cheaper all the time. When I purchased my 3tb Seagate USB 3.0 Ext HDD a few years ago, it was $160. I just checked the price now, $89 free shipping.

HDD will last longer than SSD and cheaper as well.
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