Hi I have a problem with my windows 7 cd-key: its not activating. I relatively recently bought a CD key from ebay that was supposedly legit. Install went fine but now it wants me to activate my CD key. I have tried online and the automated phone service but neither has worked. Now, my 1st guess is that the CD key was not legit but the guy did provide a photo of the CD key attached to his laptop and insists that the key is good. Assuming that the key is not legit, is it a problem? What I mean is that will all my programs work? Do I retain full windows functionality? EDIT: I tried activating online with a different license key (the one I'm using on my main PC). This time it gave an error 0xc004f063. It says " The software licensing service reported that the computer BIOS is missing a required license". I'm running an old Asus Striker Extreme 680i SLI, could that have anything to do with it?