The main purpose is for evaluation purposes. I fully understand the downgrade process. I fully understand the downgrade process. Microsoft Office Guys, I have problem that is my activation time has expired. I myself am also quite new to Windows 7 I do not own it myself yet because the specs of my laptop does not require the minimum recommendations so I am not quite sure what to do.
I'd call Microsoft and see if you can activate over their automated phone system. Windows refused to boot so I installed a genuine Windows 7 Ultimate 64 that I had bought some years previously for another project but never used. Follow the recorded instructions and when the telephone activation fails, stay on the line and an Activation Representative will answer. I knew this was a lie as usual just to get me off of the phone. If I have to get on the phone with someone again I would like to speak to someone that speaks Engish as as least a second language, preferably first.
I asked if it seemed suspicious that suddenly a few people were having this problem. I did call Microsoft 3 times and talked with several reps there and got enough information to know I was not talking with anyone that was going to help me. Denis Kelley wrote: Skip all this hassle with the vendor and get one Open License of Windows Professional. I need to know if anyone has experienced this or has a way to remove that data or a work-around. All the disc holographics are perfect, legitimate looking sealed box.
The reseller won't return my correspondence which is a good indication they're up to no good. A computer manufacture that doesn't know that will happen and plan for it. I tried the phone validation and received the same. When I try to 'Activate Windows now', I get the same notification 'The product key you typed has been blocked from use by Microsoft' This is a legitimate copy of Windows, first installed on this computer and on no other. Just clarifying what LegoMan said about trying to reactivate over the phone.
He tells me that this is a Dell problem not a Microsoft problem. What is the solution for this problem? Where did you purchase Windows 7 Professional? It seems that you've had a very good run for your money! I got the new free box in a week. This will be a one time purchase and will give you greater flexibility. When i saw it in the control panel, it says that my windows is activated and even shows the activation. They have Win 7 already loaded on them when they hit our doors. It should not activate over the Internet. Where do I go to get help with this problem.
I have tried entering the original product key for Win7 Pro, but that does not work with the Ultimate edition. Finally wait for it to make the. We buy all of our systems downgraded through the factory with Win 7. The key has been blocked. He agreed and took control of the computer remotely.
This time I called the 800 936-5700 phone number as directed. Either way the Windows 7 version she has now is a different version because she has tried putting in her product key and it displayed a message that it was basically for another version. To start a new license so you'll need to order 5, but they don't have to be all the same. Unfortunately, regardless of the licensing terms, persons still abuse the program, either giveaway product keys or resell it on auction sites. Select the browse folder button and then navigate to your Vista folder and then select the boot folder and finally select the file called etfsboot.
The key has been blocked. He checked and said with that error code I needed to call Microsoft. I asked if she'd ever had this before and she said no. I phoned Microsoft Support who told me that the software was only valid for use on a network of 5 or more machines with a domain controller. They have Win 7 already loaded on them when they hit our doors. In your case, if you did a downgrade, it is your responsibility to provide media and keys. Windows 7 will not activate.
Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hello : Earlier on this year i bought a new windows 7 key from a large online company and have had no problems with it up to now. Both the hack and the key are indications that a copy of Windows may not be genuine. Is it safe for her to proceed doing so without losing any data? In your case, if you did a downgrade, it is your responsibility to provide media and keys. When I attempted this initially, the dialog box would not accept numbers so I could not complete the process. They then have to put it through internal systems to ensure that all relevant parties are informed, just in case it's an oversight - then it enters the queue for the next update to the system. You'll see this if you're attempting to use a known-compromised volume license key.
Here is what you need to do. There's no place to contact Microsoft for a replacement key, it says to contact Lenovo. My hard drive is divided into two partitions, 200gig system; 550gig data. In your case, if you did a downgrade, it is your responsibility to provide media and keys. I am at my house now. After that, I used Microsoft's online genuine windows check and it was also successful. The Windows Activation Technologies included in Windows 7 are designed to handle situations such as this one, and customers using these tools and methods should expect Windows to detect them.