Since replacing the faulty board with that of another brands I would think it would not be able to reference it, unless it never needed to, to begin with.Warranty is out Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I haven't tried to type or change anything actually. Am I just supposed to throw my hands up and buy another copy of Windows? http://midsolutions.org/windows-7/windows-7-taskbar-changed-to-basic.html
I'm not sure why; brand new machines that the OS was installed fresh on. Microsoft doesn’t spell out the exact hardware changes that can cause a Windows PC to become non-genuine, but we know that changing the following hardware components can cause this: The motherboard Should be fine.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Part number was exact...... The OS that ships with a machine is pre-activated with the OEM license key. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/after-new-motherboard-computer-says-windows-not-genuine-638825/
Reply Crazie Flawed N October 18, 2013 at 3:27 am dubbed SIR RICHARD HACK.. Similar Threads - Windows become genuine Windows boot up issue Duhamel, Mar 17, 2017 at 7:02 PM, in forum: Windows 7 Replies: 1 Views: 30 chitownbob Mar 17, 2017 at 9:57 Pretty crappy, when sometimes the exact same board and revision will not activate. For everything else I run Linux.
I know, PITA, but seriously takes few hours and youre done. 1 8 months ago Reply Centrally Windows Cool breeze, I have installed Windows on multiple Macs and it's possible to I paid at the $700.00 bz or $350.00 US for my copy, now I have a disc that is good for nothing. However, major OEM's like HP and Dell use a different type of activation technology. How To Reactivate Windows 7 Understanding that end users, over time, upgrade their PCs with different components, Microsoft needed to have one base component "left standing" that would still define the original PC.Since the motherboard contains
YeuEmMaiMai, Mar 21, 2013 YeuEmMaiMai, Mar 21, 2013 #8 Mar 21, 2013 #9 Xeon79 n00bie Messages: 18 Joined: Mar 7, 2013 Maybe I will use the key on the side and How To Bypass Windows 7 Activation Permanently Join over 733,556 other people just like you! While you’re free to upgrade a PC’s hardware components or replace a failing hard drive, you can’t move your OEM copy to a new computer. dalaranSep 30, 2013, 10:51 PM Sadly it's exactly what's happeningSee thishttp://www.microsoft.com/OEM/en/licensing/sblicensing/Pages/licensing_faq.aspx"Q.
So, having it linked to my account is a good thing and also a hella a lot less hassle. 1 8 months ago Reply gamo62 Do not see an option to Hal7600 I feel that I shouldn't have to buy the OS since I have a valid CoA on the side of my computer. They need to be stopped! bigdogchris, I think it is you who misunderstands how it works with HP, etc.
After installing a 1tb hybrid hdd on an hp a few years old.. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/39519-63-activation-motherboard-upgrade In this guide, we'll show you the steps to use the Activation Troubleshooter to re-activate Windows 10. Changed Motherboard Windows 10 Not Genuine by edweather / March 29, 2015 4:22 AM PDT In reply to: We will. ..........I found a Windows key on the bottom of the computer base. Non Genuine Windows 7 Fix Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - PS.
Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... this contact form The OS that ships with a machine is pre-activated with the OEM license key. Wait for a few minutes or try adding your Microsoft account again." its 3 days that im trying 0 3 months ago Reply soratoyuki Any luck yet? Your computer is a managed device by your organization, in which case the re-activation tool is not available. Bypass Windows 7 Activation Forever
It's simply a license that Microsoft assigns. This mostly would fix the OEM computers that need to be a new windows when changing Drive or Motherboard. 2 8 months ago Reply instantk I really like the wallpaper in Last edited: Mar 28, 2013 Xeon79, Mar 28, 2013 Xeon79, Mar 28, 2013 #23 Mar 28, 2013 #24 Kelvarr 2[H]4U Messages: 3,873 Joined: Jul 19, 2001 YeuEmMaiMai said: ↑ The key have a peek here Thanks.
I have tried to reinstall the disc I have, still getting the same message, that my windows is not genuine, when it has been genuine for two years now. Oem Windows 10 Change Motherboard Or I may just try to get a license thru Microsoft. Windows (especially OEM editions) consider replacing the motherboard building a new computer.
I was also getting help from a MS Moderator on a MS forum, and ran a diagnostic tool, and the Mod told me all I had to do was use the All I had to do was type in 'Activate' and I got a message saying my Windows product had been activated and I was now running a genuine copy. Sorry guys, my machine failed. How To Upgrade Motherboard And Cpu Without Reinstalling Windows I'm stabilizing, cleaning, reducing usage, backing up, and minimizing internet access.
Right. And they also wouldn't accept the key I had which was a Windows 8.0 Pro upgrade key. But, the key on the COA should be a key that has never been used unless somebody copied it down and used it for a different install. Check This Out Finally, you probably already noticed, but Microsoft is also renaming the product key type for the upgrade version of Windows 10 from "digital entitlement" to "digital license." What do you think
It's a life lesson I've had to learn myself many times.omg...i just realized this response is 2 years old....oh well, hopefully he can afford a mac by now Ask a new The reason you are no longer activated is because the new motherboard was likely not purchased from HP (right?) OS's installed by OEM's look at the motherboard for activation. I upgraded from 7 to 10 on August 9th 2015 unlucky within a week my HD stopped working.I replaced a new HD and installed a trial version. This may be fine for some store bought laptop that stays the same for its life, but I am a computer enthusiast, I'm constantly tinkering with my computer and switching hardware,
This major OEM system is really nice because if you don't have an official disc, and require to reinstall the OS, you can download the certificate from the net and put Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1174790 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Thanks.