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post #1 of 21
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I get the "30 Days to Activate Windows" Message and when i do it, it says my key is invalid? Im not running a bootlegged copy or a burned cd, i have a legit windows box with a key on it etc. How do i get rid of/fix this?
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post #2 of 21
With that invalid error you get, should of gave you a phone to call?
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post #3 of 21
Your gonna half to call microsuck for the activation codes
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post #4 of 21
You need to call them and it will work.
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i called the toll free number and it just rings....sat here for about 5 minutes of ringing.
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post #6 of 21
omg i did that a year ago it sucks. especially when you realize microsoft outsources to india. lol. did you install windows yourself?
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post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Madr0x
i called the toll free number and it just rings....sat here for about 5 minutes of ringing.
They are usually open 24/7.
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post #8 of 21
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ah i finally got the bot and they are telling me my installation id is not valid....
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post #9 of 21
Was this an OEM version of Windows? Those are only valid to be installed on one computer. Even if the computer that it used to be on is no longer around. I didn't think they documented hardware, but maybe so.
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post #10 of 21
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no its not, dunno what to do now
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