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Windows7 tells me that it needs me to activate it

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#1 Kiririn


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Posted 06 September 2012 - 11:06 AM

My windows 7 CD-key won't activate, i formatted my hard drive and when i was re-installing it and it asked me to enter my CD-key i entered it and it was fine.
Today i turned my PC on and it is telling me that my W7 is invalid! D:
What should i dooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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#2 Allan


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Posted 06 September 2012 - 11:28 AM

I suggest you call Microsoft



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Posted 06 September 2012 - 12:25 PM

(Not saying it isn't) but if it is a Legit copy of Windows 7 you can call Microsoft Windows Activation and have them manually activate it for you .. or issue you a new key (depending on how long you have had that copy of Windows .. they may ask you to pay for a new code) .. tell them what happened and they should be able to get it activated for you :busy:

#4 Kiririn

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 01:53 PM

Sorry for the late reply, thanks for the replies guys :)

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Posted 09 September 2012 - 03:06 AM

Hi - Extra to your post -
Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and SuperantiSpyware Free Update both and run a Quick scan

I am only adding this as there are infections that tell you your version of windows are fake and send money to ..........
Also make sure your Antivirus is updated and scanning correctly -

Regards -
Did you install from your own DVD or purchase the computer with Win7 installed ??

Edited by noknojon, 09 September 2012 - 03:08 AM.

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