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Yesterday the computer asked me to I activate it, because "more hardware changed"...

No one of them changed really, the last hw changing was in the last year in this notebook.

What I did? I don't know. I used Virtual PC, I used VirtualBox, and VMWare Player only.

I actually saw a video in KMPLAYER when I got this Windows message.

Somebody said me that HW failure, and persistent HW error can produce this error. When I firstly installed MS Antivirus, it said that my Windows7 is not legal - what is not true, this is OEM Windows... But VMWARE is also suspicious...

Do you know where I can find what problem can caused this Activation? What HW changed? Can I see this from the logs?

Thanks for the help!

Regards: dd

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Please check the link for more update answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/… –  tiki Jun 17 '12 at 18:21
It is giving you these errors inside of virtual machines, or your actual computer? –  ekaj Jun 17 '12 at 18:33
The activation message apperared in the REAL machine. The virtual machines are using Ubuntu. –  durumdara Jun 17 '12 at 19:47
Did you re-run windows activation successfully? I know it's treating the symptom, but that's normally all one can hope for with Windows anyway. –  Chris K Jun 17 '12 at 20:46
I can reactivate it, but I want to know what caused this. Maybe virtual machines? Or real hw defect? I want to know this to do something... –  durumdara Jun 18 '12 at 6:17

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