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Windows Vista Activation Key suddenly invalid.

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#1 SylarZero


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Posted 12 August 2010 - 02:09 PM

Alright, so I'm just going about my business as usual on the computer. And I get a message asking to validate windows. Well at first I ignore it. I mean I've been using this computer for 2 years now. If the activation had been invalid, I'd know.

But then my wallpaper disappears. And at this I get VERY worried.

Now, I've put back in the product key# (luckily it was on the side of my pc), and it's back to normal. But I'm worried about why this happened. And if it'll happen again.

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#2 MrBruce1959


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Posted 13 August 2010 - 07:05 AM

This can also happen if you use Microsoft's security essentials and suddenly decide to disable it from starting up.

As much as it can be a pain, it's the price we legal windows owners pay for the software theft that dishonest people do.

As long as you have a legal license key, you have nothing to worry about.

I know that's not what you wanted to hear, but we all have to live it in todays dishonest society.


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