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  1. Joined : Jan 2016
    NW CT USA
    Posts : 69
    XP, 7, 10
       25 Jun 2016 #21

    I gave it a go and nothing. Reinstalled 7, activated it, created the Genuine Ticket. Upgraded to 10 offline, copied Genuine Ticket into the appropriate folder. Went online, not activated. Entered the good Win 7 number, not successful.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 146
    Win 7 8 and 10
       25 Jun 2016 #22

    CTPhil said: View Post
    copied Genuine Ticket into the appropriate folder. Went online, not activated.
    Did you RESTART after copying the genuine ticket?
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,849
    Windows 10 Pro
       25 Jun 2016 #23

    From a command prompt (admin), what error do you get if you run:

    slmgr /ato
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  4. Joined : Jan 2016
    NW CT USA
    Posts : 69
    XP, 7, 10
       25 Jun 2016 #24

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  5. Joined : Jan 2016
    NW CT USA
    Posts : 69
    XP, 7, 10
       25 Jun 2016 #25

    Porthos said: View Post
    Did you RESTART after copying the genuine ticket?
    Yes.
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,849
    Windows 10 Pro
       25 Jun 2016 #26

    Even though you are not upgrading Home to Pro, I would follow the last option here :

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...ng-home-to-pro

    Check to see if it is activated after changing the product key to the generic key.
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,194
    Windows 10 IoT
       25 Jun 2016 #27

    CTPhil said: View Post
    When I installed 7 (Pro, and yes it matched with 10) I used my 7 All In One Flash drive and entered the product key after the fact, and it said it was activated. When I went to 10, I used media I put on a flash drive using the Media Creation Tool, and selected "upgrade", and "keep all of your files". I also then deferred entering a key thinking it would auto activate with digital entitlement.
    Where did you get the Windows 7 product key from? Earlier you said there was no COA sticker?
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  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 146
    Win 7 8 and 10
       25 Jun 2016 #28

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    Where did you get the Windows 7 product key from? Earlier you said there was no COA sticker?
    Was thinking the same thing.
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  9. Joined : Jan 2016
    NW CT USA
    Posts : 69
    XP, 7, 10
       25 Jun 2016 #29

    I tried the generic key and no activation.

    As for where I got the 7 key, I'd rather not say, but it did activate so I'm not sure why it wouldn't also activate 10.
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  10. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,428
    Windows10
       25 Jun 2016 #30

    CTPhil said: View Post
    I tried the generic key and no activation.

    As for where I got the 7 key, I'd rather not say, but it did activate so I'm not sure why it wouldn't also activate 10.
    We cannot assist if you are using a dodgy or even illegal key.
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