Suddenly my legitimate Win7 Pro popped up a message saying it was not genuine, and I needed to reactivate.
I reentered my product key, and it said that it was no good, and directed me to go online to purchase a new product key!
I was getting ready to raise hell with someone, when I retried the product activation wizard after rebooting, and it finally re-activated my copy.
Has anyone else experienced this? What could be the cause?
Don't know, but things like this are why Activation and other anti-piracy schemes are pure evil, IMHO.
I've seen it in cases where file corruption existed.
@RichA: It happened to me once. Rebooting fixed it.
Had an issue likes this a couple of days ago. A simple reboot fixed the problem - might be a glitch.
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