Quick activation Q...

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  1. RASelkirk

    RASelkirk MDL Member

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    Hi All,

    Did a Google search this am and couldn't find a quick answer. I have Win7x64 Ultimate on my Toshiba laptop and it's been activated. However, sometimes when I reboot or log off/on, it shows the not activated message in the lower RH corner of the desktop. All I do is right-click on "my computer", select "properties", then scroll down to the activation section. After a couple seconds, it shows to be activated and the desktop message goes away. So, what causes this and is there a permanent fix?

    Russ
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    @RASelkirk

    How did you activate the copy of Windows?
     
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  3. RASelkirk

    RASelkirk MDL Member

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    ABR. This was a valid copy on my old(er) Toshiba that I replaced. However, that copy was originally "Premium" and I used the online upgrade system to move up to "Ultimate" a couple months before the new laptop. Moved the entire disc image from one to the other using my backup program, the used ABR to reinstall the keys...

    Russ
     
  4. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    My father in law has this also once in a while, it's an oem systembuilder install.
     
  5. woolie

    woolie MDL Novice

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    I know someone who has the same system as you but its (Lenovo) (win 7 Pro)...
    It has the office 10 starter program (MSFT AD SUPPORTED OFFICE)
    which refuses to run unless you are online...
    We suspect the not activated popup is the reason for her issues, TOO...
    Once the machine connects to the 'mother ship' all seems fine... o_O
     
  6. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    try chkdsk /f and sfc /scannow
     
  7. RASelkirk

    RASelkirk MDL Member

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    FCS shows nothing abnormal, haven't run chkdsk in awhile though...

    Russ