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Hi Guys,
I have a ceton pic express card with network tuner sharing enabled. I got everything working fine(on main media center and the 1 tuner i access over ethernet on my laptop) except for viewing HBO on my laptop which comes with an error to activate. I passed DCA but i keep getting an error that my key is invalid so i cant watch HBO but other channels show up fine. My question is can i copy the key from my main media center and use it on the laptop? Will it cause any issues on my main machine if i do that? Both systems have 64 bit windows 7 but different hardware.

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What is the exact text of the error you are getting?

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i will check when i get home. thanks for the quick reply
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please see attachments
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Open an elevated command prompt and run these two commands:
cscript %systemroot%\\system32\\slmgr.vbs -ipk MVV4F-R2T29-WBHYJ-BBFQY-J64XX
cscript %systemroot%\\system32\\slmgr.vbs -ato

Then try again. If that still doesn't work, run this command and paste the output here
cscript %systemroot%\\system32\\slmgr.vbs -dlv

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Did you run the Digital Cable Advisor?

Did it pass?

If it did, it should have populated the code in greyed out color in the activation box.

If you did not pass Digital Cable Advisor, you may not be able to view some channels, even if you use the code that Eric gave you.

Best course of action is to fix whatever is not letting you pass the Digital Cable Advisor.

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i did pass DCA
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i did pass DCA

What was the outcome of the slmgr commands I listed?

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reviving this old thread. having the same problem on windows 8.1 with my hdhomerun prime.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>cscript %systemroot%\\system32\\slmgr.vbs -ipk MVV4F-R2T29-W
BHYJ-BBFQY-J64XX
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.8
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Installed product key MVV4F-R2T29-WBHYJ-BBFQY-J64XX successfully.


C:\Windows\system32>cscript %systemroot%\\system32\\slmgr.vbs -ato
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.8
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Activating Windows(R), ProfessionalWMC edition (096ce63d-4fac-48a9-82a9-61ae9e80
0e5f) ...
Product activated successfully.


C:\Windows\system32>cscript %systemroot%\\system32\\slmgr.vbs -dlv
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.8
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Software licensing service version: 6.3.9600.16402

Name: Windows(R), ProfessionalWMC edition
Description: Windows(R) Operating System, VOLUME_KMSCLIENT channel
Activation ID: 096ce63d-4fac-48a9-82a9-61ae9e800e5f
Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
Extended PID: 06401-02617-000-000000-03-1033-9600.0000-3592013
Product Key Channel: Volume:GVLK
Installation ID: 098285610961144711580145630169270516576450914238373303059959362

Partial Product Key: J8D3P
License Status: Licensed
Volume activation expiration: 64800 minute(s) (45 day(s))
Remaining Windows rearm count: 1000
Remaining SKU rearm count: 1001
Trusted time: 2/9/2014 9:41:50 AM
Configured Activation Type: All

Most recent activation information:
Key Management Service client information
Client Machine ID (CMID): db6436e8-a3ff-40e0-bd88-e2fdb7c0da6e
Registered KMS machine name: 10.11.12.13:1688
KMS machine IP address: 10.11.12.13
KMS machine extended PID: 55041-00206-271-419383-03-1033-7601.0000-3022013
Activation interval: 120 minutes
Renewal interval: 10080 minutes
KMS host caching is enabled


Name: Windows(R), OCUR add-on for all editions
Description: Windows(R) Operating System, RETAIL channel
Activation ID: 4a8149bb-7d61-49f4-8822-82c7bf88d64b
Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
Extended PID: 06401-00170-972-900102-00-1033-9600.0000-0402014
Product Key Channel: Retail
Installation ID: 008723096660036994054354368371517194262403271751427504
Use License URL: https://activation-v2.sls.microsoft.com/SLActivateProduct/SLAct
ivateProduct.asmx?configextension=Retail
Validation URL: https://validation-v2.sls.microsoft.com/SLWGA/slwga.asmx
Partial Product Key: J64XX
License Status: Unlicensed
Remaining Windows rearm count: 1000
Remaining SKU rearm count: -1
Trusted time: 2/9/2014 9:41:50 AM
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