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try using outlook/hotmail account if you have one instead of local profile should fix the problem and give like 10 min time and restart.
I know it sounds strange but  I had simmilar issue and it worked.

I did, now when I start the computer I have to log-in with my email address`s password. Didn`t work.

UPDATE: *at this very moment* I just clicked to change the product key. Entered the Win7 key on the laptop and it now says windows 10 is activated.

1- I had the product key wrong when I entered it the first time. It is not surprising if the guy on the phone had it wrong too. Very hard to speak to him. However, I literally repeated the code on the sticker (not a piece of paper) at least 10+ times (block per block) until *I think* he got it right. i.e. It took me 3 attempts to make him understand it was F for ''Fire'' and not S for ''Sand''.
2- Glitch in the matrix.
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Happens to all of us :) But good to know that all ended well.

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1- I had the product key wrong when I entered it the first time. It is not surprising if the guy on the phone had it wrong too. Very hard to speak to him. However, I literally repeated the code on the sticker (not a piece of paper) at least 10+ times (block per block) until *I think* he got it right. i.e. It took me 3 attempts to make him understand it was F for ''Fire'' and not S for ''Sand''.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_phonetic_alphabet
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133 dual channel kit Crucial 893 GB SSD 3x HGST 3TB SATA3 H110i v2 
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750 GB Hitachi HTS54somenumbers Matshita DVD-RAM UJ8B0AW Laptop cooling — snakey heatpipe, some heatsink... Windows 8 pro 
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Some 17" 1600×900 glossy panel, not too shabby. LG Flatron W2343T Most keys are perfect square. A few elongated r... The AC/DC adapter makes a high-pitched sighing ... 
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Not slim. Nexus silent mouse Custom handmade Built in, some realtek crap. 
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Like a happy ending.
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