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So my husband gave me his old computer and I went in and changed the "computer name" to mine and now I get the black screen "t

Last response: in Windows 7
October 3, 2013 6:26:32 PM

Black screen , not genuine windows, changed the computer's name
a b $ Windows 7
October 3, 2013 9:57:57 PM

Part of your question was cut off. Restate the question in the body of the post and not in the header. I guess the gist of it is that after you changed the computer name you now get a black screen stating that your Windows is not genuine.
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One suggestion is to call Microsoft and try to activate over the phone.