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Ok, this is weird, and it only started happening since I installed SP1 recently. When I restart my computer or just turn it on everything is fine. But if I put it on Standby, then Vista says it needs to be activated. But when restarting or turning it on, it says it is already activated. So do I or do I not need to reactivate it? And why is it only telling me to activate it when the computer comes back on from Standby
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Have you tried activating it. Are you using a oem liscence and have changed motherboard recently. Are you using a genuine version of windows?
EDIT: Also Do a virus check and a spyware/malware check with sybot s&d could be a new one
Edited by pr0bie - 12/25/08 at 12:40pm
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Just reactivate it. Vista deactivates when i Overclock higher then stock so overy time i geta higher Overclock i need to reactivate.
    
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Have you tried activating it. Are you using a oem liscence and have changed motherboard recently. Are you using a genuine version of windows?
EDIT: Also Do a virus check and a spyware/malware check with sybot s&d could be a new one
Retail copy, no hardware changes at all. No viruses or malware.

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Just reactivate it. Vista deactivates when i Overclock higher then stock so overy time i geta higher Overclock i need to reactivate.
That's the thing, I can't activate it because it doesn't give me the activation screen. It just says that it needs activation in Computer Properties.
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