Windows 7 Activation


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I am using Windows 7 genuine from last 2 years and recently formatted the PC due to some viruses and now while activation the it is showing error 0XC004E003 contacted microsoft and they are telling it is blocked and i never shared my key to anyone so someone please help on this?


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Did Microsoft advise you on the next possible course of action? It sounds to me like you might need to buy a new licence.


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I quickly googled up that code and came up with this:

It tells something about system file errors and incomplete installation, etc. Maybe there was a problem with your installation so you may want to try to re-install again and see.


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badrobot's wiki link may be right. If it doesn't help, I would have my computer on, with all papers with numbers and codes available, and phone Microsoft. They do miracles.

It's possible you've been hacked somehow, that's a crime, and quite another matter. Unlikely, I think.

Do let us know what happens. Best of all.

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