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Every time I change hardware, even something as little as graphics cards they make me activate windows again. So finally they locked my key. It also just so happens to be the weekend so their customer service department that fixes this is closed.

Is there any way around this? I am so angry I would probably kill Bill Gates if he was standing in front of me. I paid a lot for this software and they can decide when to revoke my license at any time, just because I switch my godamn graphics cards?
There are plenty of activation hacks..
I wont list any here, but if you bought the software i wouldnt feel guilty using one..
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Depends on what kind of Windows license was purchased. If you purchased a FPP retail package, the you shouldnt have this problem. If you purchased an OEM copy, then its locked to the hardware that was present at time of initial install, which is why you have to reactivate after every hardware change.

Can you say which one it is you purchased?
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Depends on what kind of Windows license was purchased. If you purchased a FPP retail package, the you shouldnt have this problem. If you purchased an OEM copy, then its locked to the hardware that was present at time of initial install, which is why you have to reactivate after every hardware change.

Can you say which one it is you purchased?
NewEgg OEM I think...
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