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  • No-one can possibly tell you that.

    If you don't have a COA sticker on your machine, and you didn't purchase your copy of Windows on its own, you have a counterfeit.

    To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
    (download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
     Once saved, run the tool.
    Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
     To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.
      - **in your own thread**, please

    Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/Hardware.aspx


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth

    Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:50 PM
    Moderator
  • The 25-character Windows 7 product key is located on the Certificate of Authenticity that came with your package of Windows 7 or is affixed to the PC you may have purchased.  One cannot derive the product key from the Product Identification number, such as the one you posted.

    Carey Frisch

    Thursday, August 30, 2012 8:34 PM
    Moderator

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  • No-one can possibly tell you that.

    If you don't have a COA sticker on your machine, and you didn't purchase your copy of Windows on its own, you have a counterfeit.

    To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
    (download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
     Once saved, run the tool.
    Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
     To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.
      - **in your own thread**, please

    Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/Hardware.aspx


    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth

    Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:50 PM
    Moderator
  • The product ID is generated when Windows is installed and reflects hardware and software data needed by Microsoft Support should you need help.  It is unrelated to the product key.  If you want to see the product key use a program like Keyfinder or Belarc to find it.  If you are having non-genuine messages please comply with the sticky at the top of the forum titled "Please Read Before Posting."

    Colin Barnhorst Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on DIY with 8GB ram.

    Thursday, August 30, 2012 5:15 PM
    Answerer
  • The 25-character Windows 7 product key is located on the Certificate of Authenticity that came with your package of Windows 7 or is affixed to the PC you may have purchased.  One cannot derive the product key from the Product Identification number, such as the one you posted.

    Carey Frisch

    Thursday, August 30, 2012 8:34 PM
    Moderator