Key suddenly blocked RRS feed

  • Question

  • So I got an MSDN key for Win7 directly off the MSDN subscriber downloads site, and it worked fine since last year and then it suddenly started saying Win7 was no longer genuine. This is a key from MS itself, and my MSDN subscription is expired now, but I don't think that should affect the keys? It expired some time ago. I did manage to get it back up from an acquaintance's Technet key. Any advice on why this got blocked all of a sudden would be nice, and any way to get a real replacement from MS, also, because they seem to have blocked their own legit key. I never distributed or anything, single-use on my lappy and that's it.
    • Edited by peaches11 Monday, July 5, 2010 11:00 PM clarifying
    Monday, July 5, 2010 10:58 PM


  • The usual reason for this happening is that the key has been abused in some way.

    I would suggest that you try contacting the Concierge at MSDN, and see if they can give specifics, or change the key back to the affected one, attempt to Activate it, then post back here with an MGADiag report.

    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    Tuesday, July 6, 2010 10:09 AM