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My window 7 got deactivated!
Apr 26, 2012, 8:05 AM
i installed new motherboard and cpu but kept hard drive...and windows 7 got un activated/?
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 26, 2012
Apr 26, 2012, 8:13 AM
Yup. If you bought the OEM version or system builders version its good for 1 PC. New hardware such as that changes the hardware IDs and what not.
Apr 26, 2012, 8:24 AM
your Windows 7 de activates itself when new hardware is detected, since each motherboard is locked to one key. Just call up microsoft and explain
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Apr 26, 2012, 8:25 AM
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Apr 26, 2012, 9:09 AM
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