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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 7 Questions: Windows 7 Incorrect ESU Instructions Harbor Computer Services

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      AskWoody Lounger

      I purchased the Windows 7 ESU license from Harbor Computer Services and followed the instructions and it returned “Product activated successfully”.

      Yet when I would type in slmgr /dlv using an elevated command prompt it said License Status UNLICENSED.  I tried it several times and got the same results.

      So I searched elsewhere for instructions and found out that the instructions Harbor Computer Services supplied were wrong.

      In the final step HCS tells you to

      1.  Open an elevated Command Prompt
      2. Type slmgr /ato and press Enter.  That is incorrect.  It should be slmgr /ato ACTIVATION ID NUMBER and then press Enter.  If you look carefully at the screenshot they include you can see that they did that.  They just forgot to include it in the directions.

      Hope that helps anyone with a similar problem.

      • This topic was modified 6 days, 8 hours ago by  craftech.
      • This topic was modified 6 days, 8 hours ago by  craftech.
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      Susan Bradley described this step more fully in her 12-23-19 post in the AskWoody Plus newsletter, “Hunting for an elusive Windows 7 ESU license.”

      Hunting for an elusive Win7 ESU license

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