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Hard drive switch

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Greyfox1999, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. Greyfox1999

    Greyfox1999 Junior Member

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    Hi guys, I had to stick my HARDDRIVE in a simiiar computer so I can keep using my stuff.

    Now I am getting this.

    Does not say anything at all about 30 days to activate. just werid.
     

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  2. ShadeDream

    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    Your desktop had an OEM key which is specific to the computer's motherboard hence the key becomes invalid when used on a different computer.
     
  3. Greyfox1999

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    Damn what am I going to do? Since the stickers wore off the back long time ago.
     
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    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    The key would be useless anyway as it is motherboard specific. If the old motherboard is still functional you can try swapping the two if the computers are similar?

    Otherwise you need a new copy of windows.
     
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    I have moved oem Windows7 to new pc motherboard and contacted them to activate license on new pc