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Re-Activation problem on Windows 7 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have installed my existing Windows 7 Home Premium in to a SSD inside the same computer.

    I now both of the Windows 7 installed are deactivated, but I can't re-activate the SSD version.

    The OS used to be Vista, I have a disc that has 3 upgrades from Vista to Windows 7, and all of the upgrades are used.

    One of the upgrades is the upgraded Windows 7 on the PC I just finished installing, but the code does not work to activate it anymore. The old windows is not active anymore, so how do I get to reactivate the Windows 7 on the SSD?

    Do I need to do something to make the code available again? The old HDD installed windows is still bootable in-case I need it to change something. Neither of the Windows 7's are activated currently, but the disk I own does have 2 other PC's activated under the same activation code (It allows 3, it's a family pack)
    Friday, January 17, 2014 2:58 PM

Answers

  • You should contact Microsoft activation via telephone so you can explain the situation and they will help you resolve your problem.  No one in this forum has the capability to help with this by posting in a forum.

    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ”

    • Marked as answer by Cunen Friday, January 17, 2014 6:20 PM
    Friday, January 17, 2014 6:19 PM

All replies

  • You should contact Microsoft activation via telephone so you can explain the situation and they will help you resolve your problem.  No one in this forum has the capability to help with this by posting in a forum.

    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ”

    • Marked as answer by Cunen Friday, January 17, 2014 6:20 PM
    Friday, January 17, 2014 6:19 PM
  • Hi,

    I have installed my existing Windows 7 Home Premium in to a SSD inside the same computer.

    I now both of the Windows 7 installed are deactivated, but I can't re-activate the SSD version.

    The OS used to be Vista, I have a disc that has 3 upgrades from Vista to Windows 7, and all of the upgrades are used.

    One of the upgrades is the upgraded Windows 7 on the PC I just finished installing, but the code does not work to activate it anymore. The old windows is not active anymore, so how do I get to reactivate the Windows 7 on the SSD?

    Do I need to do something to make the code available again? The old HDD installed windows is still bootable in-case I need it to change something. Neither of the Windows 7's are activated currently, but the disk I own does have 2 other PC's activated under the same activation code (It allows 3, it's a family pack)
    Actually you can post your request in the Windows Genuine forums.  

    To properly analyze and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the diagnostic report produced by the MGADiag tool (download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )

    Once downloaded, run the tool.
    Click on the Continue button, after a short time, the Continue button will change to a Copy button.
    Click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your post.

    One Issue Per Thread:

    Most Activation and Validation issues look the same, on the surface, but can have many different causes and fixes. This is why we ask for a diagnostic report and this is also why we ask that you create your own thread for your issue (in other words, don't post your issue in another person's thread). 

    It just becomes too complicated to try to troubleshoot multiple different issues in the same thread.

    New to the Forums?

    Note that if you are new to these forums, you may find that you are unable to post due to a restriction on the inclusion of links and pictures.
    Simply delete the only lines that contain links -  this will allow the remainder of the report to upload (and those lines are not generally critical to the report anyhow)


    Please do not read this sentence. Please ignore the previous sentence.

    Friday, January 17, 2014 6:34 PM