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Prevent Windows 10 from activating with Win 8.1 embedded BIOS key? [duplicate]

Let's say I have one of those Windows 8.1 Pro PCs that have the product key embedded in the BIOS. When you install Windows 10 to this, it will activate using that Windows 8.1 BIOS key. However let's ...
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Reinstall Win10 but forget deactivate it first

I have product key for Win 7 Pro. I've upgraded to Win 10 Pro. All went great, but after some time I've decided to switch back for Win 7 Pro. So, I've downloaded the image, deleted whole partition, ...
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purchase a laptop to recycle windows product key

I need to activate Windows 7 ultimate x64 on my workingstation and I have to buy a product key. I'm considering opting for a solution with a greater value for money: purchasing a cheap used laptop ...
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What might happen when the Email I am using as a login for most of my Social accounts was deactivated? [closed]

What might happen when the Email I am using as a login for most of my Social accounts was deactivated? For certain reasons, one of my email was already deactivated, probably due to long periods of ...
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Can I change a Windows Server 2012 product key later?

Suppose I have a personal key through DreamSpark, but I'm still waiting for a company key (site licence or something). Can I install Windows Server 2012 on our dev server now with my personal key so ...
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How to find hyperlinks in Excel 2010 and de-activate them?

When opening my Excel sheet using Excel 2010, I get a yellow bar at the top from Excel informing me that it has de-activated the automatic update of hyperlinks. To my best knowledge, I do not know ...
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Unable to deactivate windows xp by modifying the license in the registry

I need to deactivate Windows XP so I can set it up with a new license. Every tutorial I've visited followed the same steps. (Example from eHow) The tutorials state that the 00BE timer file located in ...
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Unable to activate Photoshop CS4 on a new computer

I've sold my old Apple Mac Pro 3,1 to get a new Mac Pro 4,1 and moved my Areca RAID card with all drives and graphics card to it. Now my Photoshop CS4 is displaying message: "Our records indicate ...
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What is the right way to release a Windows 7 and/or 8 Product Key?

Assuming someone wants to release/liberate their Windows product key from a pc that they are going to sale, what is the right way to do it, so that the key can be used on the next system that is ...
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How can I turn off my laptop keyboard and still use an external keyboard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable a keyboard? How can I disable my laptop's built-in keyboard? Half of my laptop keyboard doesn't work, and I was wondering if I could turn off the laptop ...
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Deactivate Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 on a Macintosh

I'm trying to deactivate some installed software on a Macintosh OS X v10.5.8. When I launch Adobe Acrobat Pro 9, it comes up fine, but in the Help menu, the "Enter Serial Number..." choice is grayed ...
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WIndows 7 MAK deactivation

I have 50 MAK Windows 7 licensees. I want to reformat my computer for a fresh install. How do I do this without needing to activate a 2nd time? The computer is still functioning and in fact I used ...
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Explain Adobe's Deactivation Process to Me

My computer's on the fritz and in preparation of the thing going into the basement, I need to grab all the old software from it. In this case, namely the copy of CS5 on it. I hear of a deactivation ...