Windows Activation Error 0x8007000D

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Installation' started by John Schroeder, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. I get a Windows Activation Error on Beta 2, which I downloaded from Connect
    and installed as an upgrade over Windows XP Pro. Error Code 0x8007000D.
    "More information" tells me "the data is invalid".

    I used the Beta 2 Business key I got on connect. I haven't tried the Home
    or Enterprise Server keys I got yet.
    John Schroeder, Jun 1, 2006
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  2. Andre Da Costa [Extended64], Jun 1, 2006
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  3. Are the Beta 2 keys limited to one activation on one machine only? Previous
    keys seemed to work on multiples, which is good in my environment (I'm trying
    to let my helpdesk get some experience with the product).
    John F. Schroeder
    Email/Communications Developer/Analyst
    College of Charleston
    Charleston, SC
    John Schroeder, Jun 2, 2006
  4. Nah you can update about 10 machines on one single key - thereabouts. Might
    depend on which program you're attached to, but if the worst comes to the
    worst, just generate a new key from MSDN or Connect.

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    Zack Whittaker, Jun 2, 2006
  5. Andre Da Costa [Extended64], Jun 2, 2006
  6. John Schroeder

    Cary Moore Guest

    Try uninstalling daemon tools if you have it installed!
    Cary Moore, Jun 5, 2006
  7. John Schroeder

    Cary Moore Guest

    I should have also said, if Daemon Tools is the cause then after
    un-install of DT and a successful activation don't re-install DT as
    your Vista becomes "de-activated" again and re-activation will fail
    until DT is removed.
    Cary Moore, Jun 5, 2006
  8. John Schroeder

    D§D Guest

    so is already ms deciding what we can install on our pc ?
    D§D, Jun 9, 2006
  9. John Schroeder

    D_wend Guest

    I have the same problem the thing is I only have one key the key from install
    and it dose not work. Also how do you get more keys? Thank for the help.
    D_wend, Jun 26, 2006
  10. John Schroeder

    WildFire Guest

    I upgraded from xp pro as well and I have registered 3 or 4 times. Site says
    thank you for registering but keep getting balloon popup that says I am not
    activated and only have 9 days left. Can't be just this small amount of
    people having this issue. I have even gotten confirmation email everytime I
    have registered/activated vista.
    WildFire, Jun 30, 2006
  11. Colin Barnhorst, Jun 30, 2006
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