OEM computer accepts the Certificate and Key...but still no activation?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Nox Covenant, Aug 5, 2017.

  1. Nox Covenant

    Nox Covenant MDL Novice

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  2. cowbawx

    cowbawx MDL Novice

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    if you have slic 2.1 just use windows loader 2.2.2 - it will install cert and oem key properly without crack.
     
  3. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Did you try DAZ' Windows Loader? On systems with a valid slic for 7 it only installs the certificate + key.
     
  4. cowbawx

    cowbawx MDL Novice

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    ive seen it work on all systems that include slic 2.1
     
  5. Nox Covenant

    Nox Covenant MDL Novice

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    I will try these suggestions on Sunday and report back with [answered] or more questions (hopefully not). Thank you very much! It seems like an easy fix.
     
  6. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    Did you try slmgr -ato afterwards?
     
  7. Tito

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    #7 Tito, Aug 5, 2017
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    @Nox Covenant

    Can you please post screenshots of SLIC Toolkit Basic & Advanced tab, RW report & possibly the OEM cert?

    @abbodi1406

    AFAIK, the step isn't needed for OEM:SLP activation.
     
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    Eagle eye observation! I opened up my unit and it turns out this unit underwent a previous repair before I purchased it as an open-box. The motherboard is an Asrock B250 instead of the Asrock B150 (which was the original board). I imagine some technician just took a motherboard from the retail floor without the proper BIOS. I'll be returning to this microcenter later today.

    Thanks. :) I would have never guessed because the certificate and product key injection were reporting as successful.