Regards, Juke TechNet Subscriber Support in forum If you have any feedback on our support, please contact. However, now it says my product key is no longer valid even though I have it saved verbatim on my phone so it's not a case of mistyping keys O instead of D, 6 instead of G, etc. Right-click on Computer and select Properties. Hi, Raymond issue is similar to what I have. Since yesterday I was having problems getting Windows 7 activated after rolling back the system.
If we buy in more computers, they will come with a copy of Windows, but that will be removed and have the volume activated image put on instead. This first install will not have a product key until later. Are you positive it's a W7 Pro key? Sadly you only seem to see this when you buy parts individually. You can also contact Microsoft by phone to help resolve theis problem. They bill you per staff member. There is a reason though why the activation code is not valid. Remember, what you have is an upgrade license, the key will only activate an installation if it was an upgrade.
To work around this problem, click the link that is included in the purchase confirmation e-mail to download the upgrade again. Your order will be available for downloading on October 22nd, 2009, at which time you will receive an email reminder. Thanks for your understanding and efforts. Call one of the available phone numbers listed. In these articles, some resolutions are provided that may help you.
Hi, I've recently upgraded to windows 7, and everything is running smooth and nicer than vista, but i'm been getting this notification that when windows is trying to activate, it can't. Please do not read this sentence. For a possilbe resolution, click More Information. Taking any real solutions, thank you. Wish you could buy bulk amounts of computers without Windows installed on them and save money there. You can certainly use a Linux disk to boot to the machine. If we buy in more computers, they will come with a copy of Windows, but that will be removed and have the volume activated image put on instead.
I re-formatted the hard disk and reinstall it again and the same problem - the same problem please kindly help cpho cpho Hi, Thanks for the post. I understand it is a bit silly. Computer manufacturers, such as Dell, are shipping a Windows 7 Upgrade disc and license. It will resolve the issue. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Sadly you only seem to see this when you buy parts individually.
However, if you do a clean format of your hard disk you are no longer upgrading your version of Windows so the key will not work in this case. You will hear your modem turn on and connect to the activation service. After having Windows 7 crash on me five times since the installation, the most recent being around 11:00 this morning, I decided to do a fresh install, that is, I went and formatted my hard drive this time. Clicking on the Show me details for the error that requires this change link tells me that the following information was found for this error: Code: 0xC004C008 and description The activation server determined that the specified product key could not be used. I use a Linux system rescue disk, but you can accomplish the same thing by running a custom install and deleting all of the partitions. You may be able to use a third party application to change the password. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
Wish you could buy bulk amounts of computers without Windows installed on them and save money there. The key that I had just used to install Windows 7 is now no longer working. You will be notified that you have 30 days to activate, and near that is a blue link to enter a new key. Wish you could buy bulk amounts of computers without Windows installed on them and save money there. I should add that the key I used was gotten today directly from the Microsoft Volume License Service Center today and certainly should be valid.
But the ways that multiple installations can be detected is through registry or only if you have registered your key with Microsoft during an activation process. I was locked out of a laptop and needed to get in, I used the recovery partition. For a possible resolution, click More Information. I got an activation key and everything form Microsoft for it, but i don't know what the problem is. Check the reseller of this product, it seems non-genuine to me. For now its not causing any trouble, but i wonder if it will later on or not adn if i can fix it somehow? An Upgrade license can only be used if a qualifying Windows operating system is actually installed on the drive partition you wish to upgrade to Windows 7.
However, I should clarify that the problem I have is that I can't get to the Start Screen. As for your product activation problems; it's unfortunate and I wish you didn't have to go through that. Wish you could buy bulk amounts of computers without Windows installed on them and save money there. I've tried re-activating using slui. Anyway I tried the 3rd option which is to use the automated phone system to activate Windows 7 and it worked! No, you are confusing the licensing.