Product returned and refund accepted after 2 other keys were given to me and they would not work either. In your case, if you did a downgrade, it is your responsibility to provide media and keys. I tried the telephone activation service but was told that the 9-group identification number that appeared on the screen was not recognised. You'd still be using the key on the side of the unit. At the same time we will seek to alert customers who are using the leaked key that they are running a non-genuine copy of Windows. Step 3: This process will take some time and if it shows any errors in the result history then you have to do a proper action which is suitable to the error.
Or what to do about it. Later this month, the update will also be offered through Windows Update as an update. I tried to re-activate by typing the product Key sticker on the side of the computer in. You'll see this if you're attempting to use a known-compromised volume license key. Periodic reminders and a persistent desktop watermark act as further alerts to the customer. When I try to 'Activate Windows now', I get the same notification 'The product key you typed has been blocked from use by Microsoft' This is a legitimate copy of Windows, first installed on this computer and on no other.
Generally, this solution is not very effective but it is recommended that try it once. Say, your name wouldn't happen to be Syl, would it? I've never heard of Microsoft's activation process specifically stating that a given key was blocked by a specific company. Reasons of Error code 0xC004C003 There is no Surprise that Windows Servers are over loaded and this might be the reason you are seeing this error. They have Win 7 already loaded on them when they hit our doors. I fully understand the downgrade process. This is actually an Activation error, says that server resolute the keys to be invalid or keys are blocked. When I called Lenovo they tell me that I need to buy a recovery disc in order to get a new product key.
Method 6: Ping The Network Starts With The Microsoft Servers Step 1: For this, you have to first click on the Start menu and the search the command prompt. Contact the 0xC004F009 The Software Protection Service reported that the grace period expired. If you ask , is my windows i purchased is genuine? Sometimes these updates are unnecessary anyway depending upon your system i. So, what are the risks of activation exploits? Which resulted in Deleting Everything that your previous version had including the Product key. Imaging makes life much simpler. A computer manufacture that doesn't know that will happen and plan for it.
Imaging makes life much simpler. When i went to activation my copy of the operating system it popped up saying activation key is blocked. I believe my copy is one of the msdn ones, because the three digits are 068. I didn't delete anything and didn't run any cleanup software or any thing. Noel Paton Nil Carborundum Illegitemi No - I do not work for Microsoft, or any of its contractors. In this method you have to install Windows 8.
Time sync is important to system and network security for a variety of reasons. I fully understand the downgrade process. I did call Microsoft 3 times and talked with several reps there and got enough information to know I was not talking with anyone that was going to help me. LegoMan wrote: I would use the automated phone system to try and activate. I bought a new copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64 and installed it on my computer which had Vista Ultimate 32 on it. Lenovo knows nothing about this. Hi everyone, I have an activation problem.
Joe Williams General Manager, Genuine Windows The best advice at this point is to not install any updates that are problematic. Then I allocated and installed Windows 7 Ultimate again on the new partition of the hard drive. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Only need one, but the minimum number is 5 like said. Victims of this error can also start all over again. Attempt to validate by going to www.
The update can also be uninstalled at any time. Step 5: At last, you have to enter the product key that you noted from Step 2 and at last click on the Next. She checked and several other support people had had similar calls this morning. Shall I contact Microsoft for the same? Around 4 months ago, I bought Windows 7 Ultimate, factory sealed retail box and all from Ebay, and today when I turned on my computer it said that my copy of windows 7 isnt genuine. Today I re-installed the windows and tried to activate it. It wiped my wall paper and leaves the screen black. Yes, you might have a perfectly looking hologram disk, but this doesn't mean the license is legitimate since its easy these days to make hologram disks.
The Update will run periodic validations initially every 90 days. We buy all of our systems downgraded through the factory with Win 7. Denis Kelley wrote: Skip all this hassle with the vendor and get one Open License of Windows Professional. To start a new license so you'll need to order 5, but they don't have to be all the same. Thanks in Advance, Cody Thank you for the quick response. Step 1: Click on Start button, then go to Settings Step 2: Click on Update and Security. Step 5: It will take a few times to complete the entire resetting process.