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Yesterday i bought a Product Key and i tryed to activate my Laptop. I used a usb to make the bootable drive. and installed Windows on this Laptop. And i needed to put the activation code while it was installing. that worked. but now, i have a laptop that is not activated. How do i do this?


I hope you guys got enough information,



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Re: Activation

Hi Lesley,

What is your laptop model name, product number?

Did your laptop come with an operating system from factory?

Which Windows product key you bought?

From where did you buy this from? Is this a Microsoft retail activation key?


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