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Windows 7: Win 7 Activation Help

09 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 7

Thanks guys for your help.

I purchased Windows 7 Ultimate for $40 from ebay and was able to activate it successfully. I asked him why its cheap and he said he has purchased it in bulk. Anyways now I can run Win Xp mode and continue.


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09 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

Aaaaaaaaaah. If you purchased Windows 7 Ultimate for $40 off eBay you have an illegal product key. You need to know that this key will get blocked by Microsoft and you will be left with having to purchase a legal copy of Windows 7. I would get your money back ASAP and report them for selling you an illegal copy.

You should read this thread:
Not genuine Windows.
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09 Jul 2010   #13
Microsoft MVP


If eBay is not blocking these purchases up front then they are cooperating with a scam.

Several reported awhile back that PayPal reimbursed them for their loss on these keys. I wonder if they stopped doing this because of the flood of fraudulent keys being sold.

Perhaps someone will ask eBay why they are allowing the continued sale of these keys now that many are turning up to be bogus and blacklisted.

Be sure to post back their response.
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