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Pop-up window saying:The product key cannot be used on this computer

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    I've just received this pop-up message saying The entered product key cannot be used on this computer,while my product key is 100% legal,I've got my Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium from pre-order..anybody knows whats behind this??It just came so random,cos my Windows was fully activated..
     

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    try activating it through the automated phone system that works 90% of the time
     
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    Do you think so?even that in my case the online re-activation failed?
     
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    this is the error details screenshot
     

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    Maybe they blacklisted the key for some reason. You are probably going to have to call them. If that doesn't work, the pirates have had it figured out for some time. hint hint. Thanks again Microsoft for your useless schemes that only bothers legitimate purchasers of your products!
     
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    I've just tried this and it worked!!!Note:Have to restart and see if my Windows stays activated..

    Try phone activation:

    Activate Windows 7 manually:
    1. Click Start, and in the Search box type : slui.exe 4

    2. Press ENTER on your Keyboard

    3. Select your Country.
    4. Select the Phone Activation option, and hold on for a real person...(my note:its actually not a real person but automated voice,dont worry,just fallow the instructions carefully)
     

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