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How to get rid of Windows 10 Activate watermark

Geode1010

40 months ago

I got a full, not pirated, version of windows 10 using a ISO extractor. However, my retail windows 7 product key expired, so I'm stuck with a "Activate windows" watermark. Any legal way to get rid of it until I get a new product key?

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  • 40 months ago
  • 4 points

... my retail windows 7 product key expired ...

Legitimate full retail versions do not expire.
Contact Microsoft.

  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

Will do, thanks

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  • 40 months ago
  • 1 point

... turned it on one morning and it had somehow rejected the product key....

One of Microsoft's updates was known to cause such an issue.

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  • 40 months ago
  • 2 points

Not sure if you could do it legally. Just to be safe, I would be sure to contact Microsoft about the situation. Sometimes people might tell you that something is legal when it isn't.

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  • 40 months ago
  • 1 point

Will do, thanks

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