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windows 10 activiation failed Error: 0x803F7001

I received the error mentioned in the title and a description stating that the "Previous version was not activated". Following are the steps I performed to get to where I am now: 1) I have a laptop ...
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install windows 8.1 on windows 8.0 pc without wiping drive, but not using old data

So for a while now I have been attempting to fix my computer which appears to have some corruption issues. I have an OEM installation of windows 8.0. After discovering my issues I first attempted to ...
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Computer freezes after fresh install [closed]

After a lot of use my computer has started to freeze, I did a fresh install of Windows 7 and the problem persists, sometimes the computer freezes and i have to shut it down, I´ve tried to install ...
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Doing a clean install of Windows 8.1 x64 on a SSD - should I use RAID or AHCI?

when i first setup my computer about a year ago, i left it at the default AHCI when i installed windows 8. after doing so i was told by a computer tech that i should've just used RAID. i was confused ...
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fresh install of windows 7 sp1, original dvd, hang on starting windows, before logo animation

new build; asus z87-a intel i5-4670K intel ssd 180g 530 western digital black 2t LG CH12NS3012X BD-ROM msi geforce 760 antec high current gamer 750W Kingston KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX 8GB Kit Noctua NH-D14 ...
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What drivers do I need to get the most out of my new laptop?

I have just bought a Toshiba Satellite L850-1VO. The part no is PSKG6E. I have done a clean install of windows 8 x64, but now I am stuck with no drivers installed. I have located the website for ...
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HDD to SSD - Moving all data

Just received my new Crucial M4 SSD. I know how to practically install it, but I have some questions before installing: Should I do a fresh install or a clone if I want to upgrade to Mountain Lion? ...
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Can I recover files and drivers from a C drive used as an external,for a fresh install of new SSD and O/S [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover drivers from other hard disk Some background: I have had a major crash of C drive, will boot in safe mode and w/ networking rom Nothing has worked to ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 w/fresh XP Pro installation running very slow

I'm working on a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop. It was running slowly and hanging, antivirus scans turned up nothing and the same with the Dell diagnostics (DFT hung - but Dell's diagnostics gave the HD a ...