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Told to Activate Windows when It is already Activated

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Told to Activate Windows when It is already Activated

    This is the screenshot from my laptop. I think it will tell you a lot about what problem I am facing right now. Please if anybody knows how to fix it, tell me please. Thank you.

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    You have a volume: MAK key installed - where did you get it from?

    If it's a shared key it may have exceeded it's activation count and got blocked.

    Run a WDT diagnostic report to check.
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Told to Activate Windows when It is already Activated
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