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Windows 8 seems to be activating over and over

  1. #1


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    8 and 7

    Windows 8 seems to be activating over and over


    Two problems really.

    1. Maybe I've never noticed it before but all of a sudden I keep seeing the popup for windows 8 activating again. Just seems strange that it would be trying to activate again even though it shows activated on 6/23/2013.

    2. This problem is a little different. Different computer but activation problems again. My laptop for some reason last week kept asking me to reactivate over and over again. It would say successful and then I would go look and it was needing activation when I checked. It did this 4 or 5 times and it currently says activated. This one says activated 2/19/2013

    These are both Windows 8 Enterprise from my MSDN.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks

    Josh

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  2. #2


    North Wales
    Posts : 449
    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    For each computer....

    Please open an Elevated Command Prompt window (in Start, type 'Command' - a Command Prompt icon will appear, right-click on it, and select Run as Administrator)
    At the Prompt, type

    Licensingdiag.exe -report %userprofile%\desktop\report.txt -log %userprofile%\desktop\repfiles.cab

    (note the spaces!)
    two files will be put on your desktop -
    open the 'report.txt' file in Notepad, and copy/paste the results to your response - you can ignore the repfiles.cab file for the moment, as it's only backup data
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  3. #3


    Posts : 7
    8 and 7


    Thanks.. Here you go

    Code:
    <DiagReport><LicensingData>
      <ToolVersion>6.2.9200.16384</ToolVersion>
      <LicensingStatus>SL_LICENSING_STATUS_LICENSED</LicensingStatus>
      <LicensingStatusReason>0x00000000</LicensingStatusReason>
      <LocalGenuineState>SL_GEN_STATE_IS_GENUINE</LocalGenuineState>
      <LocalGenuineResultP>1</LocalGenuineResultP>
      <LastOnlineGenuineResult>0x00000000</LastOnlineGenuineResult>
      <GraceTimeMinutes>0</GraceTimeMinutes>
      <TotalGraceDays>0</TotalGraceDays>
      <ValidityExpiration></ValidityExpiration>
      <ActivePartialProductKey>YBFDP</ActivePartialProductKey>
      <ActiveProductKeyPid2>00178-50100-01734-AA689</ActiveProductKeyPid2>
      <OSVersion>6.2.9200.2.00010100.0.0.004</OSVersion>
      <ProductName>Windows 8 Enterprise</ProductName>
      <ProcessorArchitecture>x64</ProcessorArchitecture>
      <EditionId></EditionId>
      <BuildLab>9200.win8_gdr.130410-1505</BuildLab>
      <TimeZone>Eastern Standard Time(GMT-04:00)</TimeZone>
      <ActiveSkuId>949d6b86-bfa7-4ff1-b4df-17e67bb6320d</ActiveSkuId>
      <ActiveSkuDescription>Windows(R) Operating System, VOLUME_MAK channel</ActiveSkuDescription>
      <ProductUniquenessGroups>55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f</ProductUniquenessGroups>
      <ActiveProductKeyPKeyId>2a17b7e5-d273-2cde-c630-c3698fe79fc0</ActiveProductKeyPKeyId>
      <ActiveProductKeyPidEx>05426-01785-010-001734-03-1033-9200.0000-1802013</ActiveProductKeyPidEx>
      <ActiveProductKeyChannel>Volume:MAK</ActiveProductKeyChannel>
      <ActiveVolumeCustomerPid></ActiveVolumeCustomerPid>
      <OfflineInstallationId>411471371669833512656241825499629166002280999045151321714006002</OfflineInstallationId>
      <DomainJoined>false</DomainJoined>
      <ComputerSid>S-1-5-21-3876965294-216615370-2073382372</ComputerSid>
      <ProductLCID>1033</ProductLCID>
      <UserLCID>1033</UserLCID>
      <SystemLCID>1033</SystemLCID>
      <CodeSigning>SIGNED_INFO_PRS_SIGNED</CodeSigning>
      <ServiceAvailable>true</ServiceAvailable>
      <OemMarkerVersion>0x00020001</OemMarkerVersion>
      <OemId>LENOVO</OemId>
      <OemTableId>TP-G6   </OemTableId>
      <Manufacturer>LENOVO</Manufacturer>
      <Model>3448CTO</Model>
      <InstallDate>20130319111521.000000-240</InstallDate>
    </LicensingData>
    <HealthCheck>
      <Result>PASS</Result>
      <TamperedItems></TamperedItems>
    </HealthCheck>
    <GenuineAuthz>
      <ServerProps>GenuineId=55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f;OemId=;OptionalInfoId=;Pid=mBQcDSgfVSmcMdeJ16Z2lxbOucjKA/WGD5yAkLbUstc=;SkuId=949d6b86-bfa7-4ff1-b4df-17e67bb6320d;TimeStampServer=2013-06-29T13:05:28Z;</ServerProps>
    </GenuineAuthz>
    </DiagReport>
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  4. #4


    North Wales
    Posts : 449
    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    There's nothing obviously wrong in the report - I see it's an MAK Enterprise license (which makes sense, with it being MSDN).


    I assume the system had already re-activated when you ran it?
    Keep the instructions handy, and try running it again prior to the re-activation next time.
    Are you using the same Key on multiple computers concurrently?
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  5. #5


    Posts : 7
    8 and 7


    Thanks for taking a look at it. It's been stable since I posted this (go figure).

    I am using it on multiple systems as only one Enterprise key is assigned. Mostly VM's that I bring up and down.

    Not a lot though. Probably 6 or 7. That's never been a problem before.
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  6. #6


    North Wales
    Posts : 449
    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    It shouldn't be a problem - but Win8 has some strange wrinkles that I haven't got to grips with, yet!
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  7. #7


    Posts : 7
    8 and 7


    Thanks again for the help
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  8. #8


    North Wales
    Posts : 449
    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    No problem - post back if/when it rears its ugly head again
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