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Windows Update no longer working, Windows now states not genuine

Q: Windows Update no longer working, Windows now states not genuine

I recently upgraded my hard disk and operating system to Windows 7 Professional from XP Professional that was orignally on my Lenovo T61p Think Pad.

The Windows as purchased from Micro Center was an OEM system builder pack.

Can you advise how I can resolve these issues?

A: Windows Update no longer working, Windows now states not genuine

In order to completely troubleshoot Windows validation & activation issues, please perform the following:

1. Download and save this tool to your desktop:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

2. Run the tool, and then click Copy - ignore any errors if they appear

3. Use CTRL+V to paste the unedited results of the tool here in your next reply

More detail: Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0xc004c4a2
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-TWPCJ
Windows Product Key Hash: L5W9t0jF6gRxW2X3EJ9STr8pVBo=
Windows Product ID: 55041-007-2532986-86327
Windows Product ID Type: 6
Windows License Type: Volume MAK
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {2EA0F432-77CB-425B-B113-C2D073ABEB6F}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150202-1526
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258... Read more

A:Windows no longer genuine after update

The installed Key is NOT a retail one - it's an MAK Volume License one, which is not valid for resale. The Key has been abused, and MS have blocked it.

I would NEVER buy software in eBay - particularly Windows software - as it's known that over 50% is counterfeit.

Here's a variation on my standard spiel...


The Key in use is an MSDN Key from a not-for-resale MAK Volumme License.
Unless you are a member of the Licensed organisation, you are not entitled to use the Key – and whoever sold it to you was not entitled to do so.
You need to claim an immediate refund from the vendor - do NOT accept the offer of a new key (all they are trying to do is to get past the 45-day claims window or avoid you sending the evidence of their crimes to the authorities)

Please read the following posts.... .................................

http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/genuinewindows7/thread/a2444f34-0aff-4f29-a8ac-67e28b0c0285

and

http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/genuinewindows7/thread/309bb621-92d5-43d6-98c1-2bb51b35607f

The pirates have got VERY good at this over the past few years, as the price of equipment for manufacturing the packages drops, and as factories open in less well-policed countries.

see also this post....

http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/genuinewindows7/thread/46a58748-5a64-41ff-b7f4-f6d3b47beca9
Also - have a look at this video....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzqNNiOM0cs

You may be able to get a complimentary copy of ... Read more

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Hi,  I have a Lenova Thinkpad model SL510 that I purchased almost 3 years ago, brand new right from the factory.  It came with Windows 7 Professional 32 bit operating system.  I have never reformatted the laptop, never touched the os.  I ran a  microsoft diagnostic tool but I don't understand the results: and don't know if I'm allowed to post it here.  I called Lenova but since the computer is out of warranty, they can't help me.  I hope someone here can help because I can not run updates, especially for microsoft security essentials. 

A:Pop up states "This computer is not running genuine windows"

Hi kakmck,
 
Try the following and see if this helps: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/diagnose-and-fix/detail.page?DocID=HT003881
 
 
Regards.............

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I've tried everything I know of, and have even had two separate chat sessions with Microsoft support, giving them control of my computer to fix the problem. Both times they did pretty much the same thing of trying to reinstall it by typing in the product key again, which goes through and the window says that my windows is active and genuine. But then a few hours pass and the popup returns, which I have copied and attached to this post.

A:Popup states i'm not running genuine windows

Hello livingpassions, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please see: Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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So I have a client PC that I don't have all the required info for (not logged in right this second) but I have the diag report.

PC says not genuine and won't update. The key that is coming up seems to be an evaluation copy. Is this just a bad update that may have caused her to become not genuine or is this a non genuine copy? Getting legal is no problem but I don't want to have her buy a new license if its just a problem and not because the previous tech gave her cracked software.

Tried to run CheckSur but it won't work. I was able to rearm the key because it acts like an evaluation key but that only helps for a couple days.

One error I was getting :
0xC004F063 computer bios is missing required license

I'll add more info when I can get back on the PC.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-73CQT-WMF7J-3Q6C9
Windows Product Key Hash: KaFG+RmurcM3ZxzWyfEP9WtPUJw=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00010
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {37A32799-CD1C-4787-8B2F-E62412D6A2D2}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150113-1808
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution S... Read more

A:Windows Not Genuine, Update Not Working

Gator I don't know if I can help but lets see if we can gather some information.

1. What are the system specs of trouble computer?

2. Is their a Microsoft COA sticker on the computer? If some what Windows system is it for?

3. What is a evaluation copy?

Your first post states.






Quote:
So I have a client PC


From the log shows
<Manufacturer>Hewlett-Packard</Manufacturer><Model>HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook

The only bios date I find in the log is.

<SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="6"/><Date>20091210000000

My understand of these things are.
The date is Jan. 21 of 2009 for the bios.
Window 7 didn't come out until later.
I don't think that HP made a Notebook in 2009.

The log shows
Windows License Type: OEM SLP

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I've been going around with this for a while now and I can't figure out what is going on. WU consistenly errors out on me when I try to download updates and system restore will no longer restore to any older points. I've also noticed that running all of the Microsoft Diskfix tools has somehow managed to lower my SSD space in the neighbourhood of 27 GB and I'd like to get that back. I don't even know where to start so can someone point me in the right direction. I've run every diagnostic tool and everything should be working. Safe mode doesn't help either. However if anyone cares to advise I would appreciate it.

A:Windows Update and System Restore no longer working in Windows 7 64 bit...

Hello there,

 
Have you launched "Windows Update troubleshooter" yet? http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Open-the-Windows-Update-troubleshooter
 
Keep us posted! 

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I no longer can get Windows update to work; only getting a screen that reads:

"Windows Update can no longer check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer." Please see attachment.

I have restarted the computer but still get the same message.

What is meant by "the service is not running"?

Any suggestions will be thoroughly appreciated.

Thanks

A:Windows Update no longer working

Hello Jack,

Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that the Windows Update service is enabled, started, and set to automatic. Afterwards, see if Windows Update will work for you now.

Services - Start or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I am a bit concerned. Windows update is no longer working and HiJackThis reports my WatAdminSVC.exe file missing. I have a legitimate install of windows on my machine. Please help!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:06:22 PM, on 6/25/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17041)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
E:\Program Files\HTC Sync Manager\HTC Sync\adb.exe
C:\Windows\vsnp2uvc.exe
C:\Users\Dan\AppData\Local\Facebook\Update\FacebookUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Secunia\PSI\psi_tray.exe
C:\Users\Dan\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe
E:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS2\ControlPanel\VersionCueCS2Tray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2014\avgui.exe
E:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 11.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\HTC\ModeSelection\VMMModeSelection.exe
E:\Program Files\Itunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\12.1.2015.2015.105\Bin\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ctfmon.exe
E:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\Root\Office15\MsoSync.exe
E:\Program Files\HiJackThis\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =... Read more

A:Windows Update No Longer Working

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The other day, I wasn't able to log into my laptop. The login prompt would not show, and when it did after n restarts, it would get stuck logging in. I decided to refresh my laptop and start from scratch.
While updating my files and programs, I tried to use Windows Update. It wouldn't work, so I used Fixit tool found on Microsoft's support website. Everytime I run the program, it fixes the same couple of problems. It won't download updates or install them, and it alternates between saying there are updates and there aren't. The view update page doesn't load correctly, and restarting doesn't fix anything. I don't think it's a virus, since it's pretty much a clean hard-drive and all of my antiviruses come up clean.
Where can I go from here?

A:Windows Update No Longer Working

Hi there,Please try this.Tweaking.com - Windows Repair All-In-One (Portable)- Download Windows Repair All-In-One (Portable Version) from here.- Extract tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio.zip to your Desktop.- Disable all your antivirus and antimalware software - see how to do that here.- Right click on and select Run as Administrator (XP users just double click) to start Windows Repair All-In-One.(Windows Vista/7/8 users: Accept UAC warning if it is enabled.)- A window will appear. Click Step 2.- Click the Open Pre-Scan button, then click Start Scan. Wait for Windows Repair to finish scanning.- Depending on which error Windows Repair found, click Repair Reparse Point or Repair Environment Variable accordingly. When the button changes to "Done!", click the close button to return to Windows Repair.- Go to Step 3, then click Check in the See If Check Disk Is Needed.- If Windows Repair stated that errors are found, click Open Check Disk At Next Boot. Choose (/R) Fixes errors on the disk also locate bad sectors and recovers readable information, then click Add To Next Boot. Reboot the computer to let Windows check the disk.- Go to Step 4, then click Do It.- Go to Step 5. Under System Restore click Create.- Go to Repairs and click Open Repairs. Leave all checkmarks as they are, then click Start Repairs.- By default Windows Repair All-In-One will create a "Logs" folder in its folder on the Desktop. Please post the contents of the log in your next reply.Regards,Alex

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Hi,
 
I run into the issue where Windows update is no longer working (keeps searching forever) and the CPU usage is at 50%. I found that others encountered the same issue on this forum. However, it was not clear to me what the solution is.
 
I had the problem previously in which case a reboot and time seem to have resolved the issue. No longer.
I kept the PC up-to-date so far. However, I had to uninstall two updates to enable a function that MS eliminated.
(KB3185330 and KB3108699.). The feature it disabled: hosting IE inline a Silverlight app within Microsoft Media Center).
 
Does anyone know how to fix this CPU usage issue? Other than disabling Windows Update?
 
 
 

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My laptop automatically updated Windows 10. The update seemed to go through okay, but none of my Microsoft Games work any more. I had installed the older versions of Microsoft Games (not the new versions, which I do not like), and they had been working fine since I installed them on Windows 10. I tried de-installing them entirely, rebooting, and reinstalling, but still no luck. When I click on the file to start a game, a small 'thinking' rotating circle icon comes on for a few seconds and then nothing happens, no application starts.

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Hi,

I built my first custom PC about 4 months ago. I bought windows 7 ultimate off Ebay, installed it, entered my product key, installed Microsoft Security Essentials and everything worked fine. At the time it said my copy of windows 7 was genuine.

Now 4 months latter my computer randomly pops up with a message telling me my copy is no longer genuine. Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer running, my desktop background has turned black and in the bottom right hand corner of my screen there is a message saying

"Windows 7
Build 7600
This Copy of Windows is not genuine"

As far as I can tell my copy of Windows 7 is genuine. It came with a sealed COA, a proof of License label and holographic discs.


So does anyone know why this has happened, and what I can do to fix it? If you need more information from me just let me know. All help is much appreciated.

Thanks so much

A:Windows 7 no longer genuine??

There is a problem with TechNet and MSDN subscriber keys being sold on eBay.

Contact MS Customer Service to see if you have one of the bad keys. If so see if eBay can do something about this.

If Customer Service determines the key is good, they will open a Support case which will help you get it activated one way or another.

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Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0xc004c4a2
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-DDM2V-64CP3-CM63P
Windows Product Key Hash: pXGzWEryFbndYzVHIdHpWsMLWYE=
Windows Product ID: 00371-220-1801362-06441
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {4F193187-40EC-4AA0-BFBC-6823AD7D5F38}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.141211-1742
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: B4D0AA8B-604-645_025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D... Read more

A:Windows 7 Pro 64bit - No Longer Genuine?

I do believe you system is using a MSDN ID. key

Where did you get your Windows 7 from.






Quote:
Windows Product ID: 00371-220-1801362-06441

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I had an issue where my hdd for my laptop had some bad sectors and was causing my system to be very slow and it took a very long time to login. A drive check program from Lenovo indicated the drive had issues reading the drive.


I replaced the original 500 GB Hitachi drive, with a 500 GB WD Caviar Blue drive. I used WD Acronis True Image software to clone the drive. Clone worked, system boots, everything looks okay. There were some errors, as a result of bad reads or block issues, but the drive was going bad so this was to be expected. (First copy resulted in Windows complaint that it was not genuine, so I redid the clone, not allowing Acronis to make any adjustments; that is why I started looking into whether or not my windows was now fixed).


Two methods indicate the Windows 7 Professional I have installed is genuine, however, two do not.
1. If I click on Start->Computer (right click)->Properties, it indicates that windows is activated.
2. If I type ?activate? in a run window, again it indicates it?s ?activated?
3. If I go to Genuine Microsoft Software I think it fails, because it takes me to a screen to buy Win7Pro for $149
4. If I run the MGADiag.exe tool, it indicates that there are some files that have been tampered with.


All hardware is the same, except for the hard drive. The geometry between the drives are different, the new one uses advanced formatting which caused issues with other clone tools. Also, I can be c... Read more

A:After cloning hdd, Windows 7 Pro is no longer genuine.

The problem lies with the file integrity.
This may simply be caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -
Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...&DwnldID=20624
Once complete, please reboot twice, then post another MGADiag report.

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Hello there, I have a bit of a problem that I would like some help with, so heres the details.

I downloaded the public Beta for windows seven when it was available, and I havent had any problems until today. When I booted up my laptop I was greeted with the "You may be using counterfeit windows software." message box, I then lost my wallpaper and the message in the corner changed, plus my activation key dissappeared as well. =/

Last night it was fine I had my wallpaper the message in the right hand corner was normal, and I was enjoying my PC as usual, only thing I think could have caused this is the fact that I changed my account password last night, though I doubt that could have any major effect.

Thank you in advance, TwilightTO

A:Windows Seven Build 7000 no longer genuine

If you can still get to the internet, see if you can get to microsoft.com or mcafee.com. If not, then you are infected with Conficker worm.

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Tried Malwarebytes, Mic Security Ess and SLMGR -REARM.
PC keep getting slower and slower. Please help.
Attached is my dds file.
 

A:chrome.exe *32, PUP, different product key and windows no longer genuine. HELP!

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after several years this morning, I got a black screen with a message saying the OS was not genuine. It is I have the retail upgrade disk in front of me. I upgraded from Vista. I tried several of the recommendations in various threads here all to no avail.

The activation application gives the error 0x80070005 "access denied" regardless of whether I try online activation or by phone. I even spent over an hour with MS tech support after I tried to activate by phone. They all agreed that my product key is good and they took remote control and tried a few things that didn't work. I've got a call scheduled tomorrow night with the next level of tech. Also my Office 2010 applications refuse to run with the following error: "...cannot verify license for this product....repair via control panel..." I did that as well and still get the same error. Don't think this is coincidental...

Any advice would be much appreciated. I backed up all "user" files just last night as well (coincident?) I'll start new if I have to but would rather not.




Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-823HQ-YGCW7-TH484
Windows Product Key Hash: AIqG1mgMAz80LMUia4j5NC/G9RU=
Windows Product ID: 00359-031-8140825-85216
Windows Product ID Type: 5
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A:Windows 7 no longer genuine - error 0x80070005

where did you get this OS? it looks like it may be an MSDN or Technet product key.

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I've been running Win7 Professional (64-bit) for about 2 years, and keeping up to date with Windows Update several times per week. For the past few days, some of my cloud services have been (inconsistently) failing to automatically log in and have been prompting me to do so when I boot up. And starting yesterday, my computer hung for a few moments (pointer with spinning Aero on a black screen) before starting to load my desktop. It did the same thing again today, only this time instead of finally loading my wallpaper, it kept the background my solid color.

Suddenly today, it's decided my system software isn't the real deal, even though it is. I tried doing what was suggested here, but it didn't do any good. When I try to re-type my product key, I get Error Code 0x80070426. I even tried doing the phone activation, and it SEEMED to accept my input, but after another reboot, it's still telling me I'm counterfeit.

Edit: When I turn on my computer, the system greets with me a message that says my "activation period has expired" with code 0xC004F009. Also, I have no sound anymore because the system thinks I don't have any kind of audio device installed.

Edit 2: My audio system has spontaneously re-asserted itself. I don't know if that means it was an unrelated problem, but I still can't validate my copy of Windows.

It's starting to get really frustrating. Could anyone please help me?

Thank you.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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A:Suddenly, my copy of Windows is no longer genuine

Well, I'm gobsmacked. After re-re-re-entering the Product Key for the umpteenth time, it actually finally took! I guess computers do respond to threats after all.

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After sucessfully removing a lot of viruses with malwarebytes and manual cleaning.

I trying to fix the lsp by running an /SFC Scannow on the cmd; but when it was finished it said it successfully repaired a lode of files.

After a reboot, I find that my Avast, internet, lsp are all still busted and to make things worse my windows seven is no longer genuine.

My current theory is that the repair messed up an aspect of the registry spectacularly.

A repair guy is coming round my place soon but until then, it would be a great help if I knew exactly what I was dealing with.

What is the cause of the problem and how can I fix it?

(PS, I don't know if malwarebytes deleted some valuable registry when cleaning the viruses).

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Been seeing a lot of posts around like this so I guess I'm not alone, which is somewhat reassuring. I first began getting the Windows Activation Technologies popup a couple days ago, and I thought it'd resolve itself by now. I'm pretty sure my product key for Windows 7 professional x64 is genuine? but to that, I got it from my college so I suppose its possible that it could be a messed up key. If thats the case, I dunno why it started giving me problems now all of a sudden instead of a few years back when I recieved it.


HTML Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-WBXV6-CXQYP-XDXXY
Windows Product Key Hash: sG7N0hdOy6RMwazyGzSu3h0MiaU=
Windows Product ID: 00371-841-0004377-85138
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {099AA7FE-BA7E-435E-AEBA-3C800316E6B5}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150525-0603
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
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A:Windows Build 7601 no longer genuine?

I know the forum rules says no bumping but, some help would be appreciated

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Hello, 
 
I think that I was hit with a virus that leads me to believe that my copy of WIn7 from my online-bought laptop a few years ago is no longer genuine. I tried virus scans and they detected something, but the virus keeps coming back. Some files come up as corrupt, and I am instructed to run chkdsk, which runs for a second or two and stops immediately. I need help cleaning it. I also am glad that I have donated to your legal defense fund. Please help. Thnx. 

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This thread deals with my laptop, which has since developed the following symptoms:
system locking up
Internet Explorer crawls and then locks up
reporting that it is no longer an authentic version of windows
Windows Update inoperable, says service not running even though it is
desktop icons are inoperable
right clicking on items is inoperable
trying to uninstall programs in control panel returns errors
etc...

System info is below and any assistance you can give would be appreciated, thanks in advance!
Ken


DXdiag Report

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System Information
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Time of this report: 2/8/2013, 18:08:31
Machine name: STUDIO-64
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Studio 1737
BIOS: Ver 1.00 BIOS A04 PARTTBL"
Processor: Intel? Core?2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4090MB RAM
Page File: 2115MB used, 6064MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11


Oh and I almost forgot, here is the MGADiag results:


Code:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-PFBD2-88J3C-7HT7Y
Windows Product Key Hash: bY4ggYHJxC6zN9FFEChDKOAuGZk=
Windows Product ID: 00426-067-9546972-8661... Read more

A:system keeps locking up and says it's no longer Genuine Windows

Hello Kennyd53 and welcome to the forums

Where did you obtain your Windows license?

The key that is currently in use is a MSDN key which has very strict usage requirements. Unless you have purchased a MSDN subscription or got the key from an employer or educational institution, your license is counterfeit.

Tom

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Hi All,I have upgraded my Windows 7 to Windows 10 a month ago. A week back I changed my system Motherboard and Graphics Card for higher resolution gaming activity.It?s giving an error about Windows not genuine. I tried to enter product key from previous OS but that not getting accept.I called Microsoft Support Team and they are forcing me to buy a new Product Key for Windows 10.Please suggest. Regards,Lou Nemec

A:How come windows 10 no longer genuine after I replaced MOBO

Your OEM product key that came with your original installation is tied to the original motherboard and not transferable. I understand that the more expensive Retail versions of Windows can be transferred but the OEM license cannot be. You are going to have to purchase a new license or new copy of Windows (either 7 or 10 but if you plan on staying with 10 then that is what you should go for). If the license is high, you can purchase a new OEM version ($99. home, $139. Pro) easily enough and have the install disk as well.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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Hi all,

We have a Lenovo Laptop and we use the recovery disk to downgrade the Windows 8 to Windows 7.

We used the Laptop for about 2 Months and suddenly today it reported that the Windows 7 is no longer genuine. We contacted Lenovo for this issue and they said it is the problem of Microsoft's Activation.

However, we contacted Microsoft Licensing Team and they said our key is not valid!

Is there anyone who can figure out what is the cause of the issue and how to fix it?

Thank you very much!


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-MV8MH-98QJM-24367
Windows Product Key Hash: wgci5Gdejx4esg7++zTOe3LWF+4=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00437
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {64A5E0E5-B579-460E-B774-1971B9D7EDC6}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130801-1533
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0... Read more

A:Lenovo Laptop report that Windows 7 is no longer genuine

The installed Key is the proper one for a Lenovo Recovery disk.
The Key is blocked at MS's activation servers, because it's designed to self-activate on every boot using the certificate in the BIOS SLIC table and licenses built into the Recovery media. MS cannot assist in these cases as it's the OEM's responsibility under the licensing terms.

In your case it seems that the licenses aren't being found for some reason.
The normal reason for this is that you've used retail media to install the OS (or do a repair install) - such media doesn't contain the licenses, and so the system goes first into grace mode, and after three days it starts giving non-genuine notifications.

The only thing that might help is to rebuild the licensing store - if this doesn't work, then a reinstall using the recovery media will be required.


Please first try recreating Licensing Store.

Recreate the Licensing Store
Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-Click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator - accept the UAC prompt
Run the following commands in the Command Prompt window, using the Enter key at the end of each

net stop sppsvc
(wait until the service has stopped before entering the following lines)

CD %windir%\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform
REN tokens.dat tokens.bar
net start sppsvc
slui.exe

After a couple of seconds the Windows Activation dialog will appear.
You may be asked to re-activate and/or re-enter you... Read more

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Okay, so I was installing the Windows 7 Ultimate updates for my grandfather's laptop. Now, lemme just say that the laptop is old and the casing clearly says "Designed for Windows XP" and he had told me that it was messed up and he got it fixed, so I'm guessing that whomever fixed it put Windows 7 on it. So last night, I booted it up to continue doing research on something else I was doing for him and it took about an hour to boot up because it was configuring something (I think it said it was the service pack). Before that though, earlier in the day, I actually downloaded two programs that would allow me to use the laptop as a WiFi access point. Once it finally booted up last night, it said that the copy wasn't genuine. "Windows 7 Build 7601 is not geniune" is in the bottom corner of the desktop now.

I was looking up the other threads and decided to finally register and make a thread myself as I wanted to see if I could get a specific instruction on how to fix this or if this really is a counterfeit copy. So here's info I'm sure some of you will ask for:


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0xc004c4ab
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-GJY49-VJBQ7-HYRR2
Windows Product Key Hash: W5/6nm6F2UPXrCkY5xUhXb/+21g=
Windows Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Window... Read more

A:Installed Window Updates, Windows 7 No longer Genuine?

Code:
<SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Dell Inc.</Manufacturer><Model>Inspiron 1501 </Model></SYSTEM>
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Windows Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00006
.
SLIC ACRSYS ACRPRDCT
Unfortunately, it is a counterfeit installation of Windows - its a DELL laptop with an ACER OEM installation of Windows. That can never happen.

The only solution is to purchase a genuine version of Windows and reinstall it.

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Hello, My copy of Windows 7 stopped being genuine some time ago, I thougt I could fix it simply by using Google or sfc but it doesn't seem to help and now it's a bit too late for me to restore to an earlier point.

When I try to run slui.exe it tells me "Access denied" 0xC0000022. Same when I run "Activate Windows"
Event viewer shows that the service "Software protection" is trying to run itself constantly throughout the day but it recieves error 0x80070002.

So far I have tried using sfc /scannow, looked into sppsvc.exe and spp.dll's permissions. They all have read access and it is set to use Network. I have also tried running chdkdsk on the entire disk.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc0000022
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-QCPVQ-KHRB8-RMV82
Windows Product Key Hash: +Rj3N34NLM2JqoBO/OzgzTZXgbY=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00095
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {00F2196E-4C30-48FD-8D9E-65A5B4D13881}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_ldr.160408-2045
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A... Read more

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I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and it was genuine for over a year and suddenly it is not genuine.

When I try activating with my key it said that the BIOS is missing a license.

Does anyone know why this is?

Thanks.

A:Windows no longer genuine, BIOS missing license

Welcome to our forum Alex.

Completing these two tutorials by Brink will help us help you.

System Info - See Your System Specs

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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Hi. Can I ask you guys please to have a look at my MGADiag results to help me resolve this issue.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-HVVG2-BYQWW-C9RM7
Windows Product Key Hash: 7zE3kaHDonGTO9nGRR9K26OxQf0=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8703386-89207
Windows Product ID Type: 3
Windows License Type: OEM System Builder
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {5ECF1E11-3CA1-4B56-B814-F8A64D6D4C83}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: Registered, 1.9.42.0
Signed By: Microsoft
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130104-1431
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025... Read more

A:Error 0x8004fe21 windows not genuine any longer after updates.

I'd call Microsoft up first on that, otherwise the standard re-activate procedure.

You have 4 more reactivations I just noticed in that log you posted, per:

Remaining Windows rearm count: 4

I'd let a M$ rep walk you through it in case anything else weird happens, they have hopefully heard it all or at least have a good
knowledge base ON THEIR OS! 8)

I thought I remembered using a small download to reactivate, but just went looking for that, and sites were advising call Microsoft, so maybe even that is obsolete, any way.

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I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and it was genuine for over a year and suddenly it is not genuine.

When I try activating with my key it said that the BIOS is missing a license.

Does anyone know why this is?

Thanks.

A:Windows no longer genuine, BIOS missing license

Welcome to our forum Alex.

Completing these two tutorials by Brink will help us help you.

System Info - See Your System Specs

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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I hope to get help here as the answer seem impossible to find elsewhere on the net!

I have (or had...) a validated and genuin OEM Windows 7 product key and everything has worked fine for several years.
The product has been validated and Windows Update has worked fine.

But now the Windows 7 is no longer validated!
"Status is not available"
"Product ID: Not available"

A Windows 7 validating on Microsoft sais that there are files missing or are corrupt.
So how do I fix this?
I have the product key, I just need to know where to activate it again and how!

Also the Windows Update has stopped working with error C0000022 so I guess these two things are connected somehow?

Will my system recovery CD (not system restore) help or will that just wipe the whole computer out?
(I don't want to do a complete reinstallation of Windows 7)

Tried another system restore point but that didn't help either.

Very greatful for help in how to solve this! Thank you!

A:Genuine Windows 7 product key no longer validated + C0000022 error

Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

Check out this post. Another user was facing same issue and the issue was resolved. Might help you as well.

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Hello,

I bought a laptop from Lenovo (E545) with Windows 7 Professional x64 pre-installed with A LOT of bloatware. So stupid me decided to format and do a clean installation.

Lenovo did not provide me with a recovery disk or a Windows disk so I downloaded the image from Microsoft's website and made a boot-able USB as per their instructions. I used Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder to get the CD key and product ID information I needed.

After the installation, everything seemed fine for a few days. Then I got the "This copy of Windows is not genuine" error, along with the black desktop background. When trying to re-activate, I receive error 0xC004F063. When I click on more information, I'm informed: "The Software Licensing Service reported that the computer BIOS is missing a required license."

I was hoping someone can take a look at the diagnostic report below:


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-MV8MH-98QJM-24367
Windows Product Key Hash: wgci5Gdejx4esg7++zTOe3LWF+4=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00437
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {C043F50C-456B-401C-81A6-84FA89F19C20}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr... Read more

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Hi,

I am a tech idiot and I need help. I appreciate anything anyone can do.

For several months I have been getting messages that our windows may not be genuine. It came installed on our Dell and we bought directly from Dell so I basically ignored it. Recently we got a message that it is not genuine in the bottom right corner of the screen and windows things on the screen started to look clumsy and not run right.

I tried many times to follow the validation processes to fix this but it would never complete. I had my stepson try to fix it and he is a computer pro. He tried remotely and came back saying that the windows version itself was apparently too corrupt and I needed to reinstall it from the original disk - which seems to have got lost in a move. Ugghhh. Oh yeah, several times in my efforts I was told to run chkdsk - did so and it identified different issues, seemed to fix them but made no difference in my ability to fix the validation issue.

So, I bit the bullet and went out to BestBuy and got a Windows 7 Builders Pack. I tried to update windows several times using it - no go. It got to the same point every time and quit. It basically said there was a file that was not correct and install could not be completed. So, I decided to back up and do a full install. Same result. I am at my wit's end. I ran the diagnostic below. Before I try more dramatic moves like hard drive replacement - or new computer, I thought I would give it a last go here.

Any help appreciated.... Read more

A:Windows 7 - Genuine Issues Leading to Unable to Update/Install Windows

So, you`ve reinstalled windows 7, you`ve downloaded the network drivers from dell.com and installed them, and you`ve tried to activate windows with the key on your COA or the key from the system builder pack, and it will not activate ?

And you`re saying you went to BestBuy and they had a Windows 7 builder pack ????????

Amazing How much was that, if you don`t mind me asking ?

If you used that license it should say OEM System Builder, but yours says OEM SLP which means System Locked Pre-Installation. Are you sure you`re trying the right key from BestBuy ?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_...e-installation

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windows 7 professional had no trouble until 12/13/12 i think was the date
I have looked into many threads on this subject to no avail. nothing in the registry HKEY_local_machine/ components to remove. not the clock, tried microsoft fixit.



here is a copy of my MGA diagnostics file

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-TKY6X-QRT82-7K6CH
Windows Product Key Hash: x82eg3fzrYc3BYQyKndw0qOX+7E=
Windows Product ID: 00371-221-1920097-86002
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {021534FC-B8F6-4CE2-9A59-D828EFDF6578}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000000
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr ... Read more

A:windows update fail error 8000FFFF also showing windows not genuine

This may simply be caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=21730

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

Once complete, please reboot twice, then post another MGADiag report.
If that one fails, try the earlier driver set -
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=17412

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A sorry story - I went to download a copy of Opera, and must have gone to a non-genuine site because all of a sudden I got a host of pop-ups, inc one telling me about a wonderful "Optimiser" product. Had a go at cleaning the virus and then performed a windows update that had come along.
Next boot i have lost my user profile..

Long story short, I think I have cleaned the virus, fixed the user profile issue, but now am lost in the non-genuine Windows nightmare. Diagnostic report below.

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0x80070005
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-YYFRF-BT3R9-GVFPD
Windows Product Key Hash: 1H2ceMu35VtLDL83p6D/Az8t6k4=
Windows Product ID: 00426-104-2695677-85957
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001
ID: {17D736EA-ED14-4184-8789-CE8BE0BC3661}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.140706-1506
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x800... Read more

A:Virus, Windows update, user profile and now Genuine Windows problem

If it gives you a access denied message while trying to activate windows; you may very well need to change the permissions for your user name in order for you to have access to it as windows 7 has quirks about having access to certain items even if your user name is a administrator. As for the non genuine windows thing; I strongly advise you in the future to never go to a non genuine site for any free browser. Always type the url directly into the address bar of the browser you use as that way you will encounter less issues. To get rid of the non genuine opera copy. I would download and install revo uninstaller from the link below and that should help to get rid of any registry entries in windows as well as the program folder:

http://www.revouninstaller.com/downl...e-portable.php

download, install, and run the uninstaller from the above link then do a google search for opera browser. Thats your best bet at this point.

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Computer built 06/2011 with Windows Pro 64 bit. Overheating caused a RAM failure and video card failure. During repairs, upgraded Intel SSD. First, Windows update started failing and just recently, started receiving the "not genuine message". Tried reactivating which was successful. Still getting message.

Thanks for any help.



Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE22
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-2PTHX-DT934-MYBWR
Windows Product Key Hash: ipdRLOPew5UJgGVO19MbmWUF78E=
Windows Product ID: 00371-221-4947576-86755
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {ACCD9039-E441-4797-8B78-6DFA665A664B}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe ... Read more

A:Windows 7 update fails and Windows not genuine message is appearing

That's a new set of errors to me!

Let's start with the basics....

Please run a full CHKDSK and SFC scan....

Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-click on the Command Prompt entry
Select Run as Administrator and accept the UAC prompt - the Elevated Command Prompt window should pop up.

At the Command prompt, type

CHKDSK C: /R

and hit the Enter key.
You will be told that the drive is locked,
and the CHKDSK will run at he next boot - hit the Y key, press Enter, and then reboot.

The CHKDSK will take a few hours depending on the size of the drive, so be patient!

After the CHKDSK has run, Windows should boot normally (possibly after a second auto-reboot) -
then run the SFC.

SFC -System File Checker - Instructions
Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-click on the Command Prompt entry
Select Run as Administrator and accept the UAC prompt - the Elevated Command Prompt window should pop up.

At the Command prompt, type

SFC /SCANNOW

and hit the Enter key

Wait for the scan to finish - make a note of any error messages - and then reboot.
Copy the CBS.log file created (C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log) to your desktop (you can't manipulate it directly) and then compress the copy and attach it to your reply
Please download and save the CheckSUR tool from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
(you'll need to look in the details for Method 2)

Run it - The tool can take anywhere from 5 mins to a couple of hours to run (or 'Install') depen... Read more

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Since the end of March a window has popped up saying that windows is not genuine. I have had Windows 7 Home Professional x64 since I bought this computer, so it is genuine. I have run Malwarebytes Super Anti Spyware, and I have AVAST. Windows also will not update no matter what I do. System restores will not work either. I have tried to install several Window updates that are supposed to fix these issues but they will not install. The SURT did run and install. When I try with other programs it says error: 800706F7

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-QCPVQ-KHRB8-RMV82
Windows Product Key Hash: +Rj3N34NLM2JqoBO/OzgzTZXgbY=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00095
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {3F45DF9C-AF95-4229-824C-C7AB7052B9DB}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150113-1808
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: ... Read more

A:Windows 7 home professional claims not genuine, can't update windows.

This may simply be caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

Once complete, please reboot twice, then post another MGADiag report.

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Hello! First post on here, and I have seen several posts that are similar to my problem but not one exactly.

I recently installed some Windows Updates, after a reboot and Windows Configured after the updates, I log in to a Black Desktop, with nothing on it, no start button or anything with
"Windows 7 Build 7601 This copy of Windows is not genuine" In the right hand corner.

I purchased this copy legitimately almost 3 years ago and have done one major upgrade (2 years ago now).

I can't get to a prompt to run an MSDiagnostics.
(I have not had the time to try and boot into Safe mode or anything to see if I can get a prompt there).


After reading a similar thread, I am thinking it may be a damaged file as it froze during one of the updates and I had to perform a hard reboot.

Thanks so much!

A:Windows 7 Build 7601 Not Genuine After Windows Update

To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
(download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.
- **in your own thread**, please
Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
How to Tell

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Hi. Windows Update installed 14 important updates yesterday. I also uninstalled all instances of SQL Server 2008 from my machine. I just noticed the "Windows 7 Build 7601 This copy of Windows is not genuine" message on the desktop tonight. Below is the requested information from MGA Diagnostic Tool. Any help is greatly appreciated.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0x80070422
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-WJ2H8-R6B6D-7QJB7
Windows Product Key Hash: ckKNc+BBPDWmo1LUlOkraNjlQ34=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {6683A4F8-D341-489F-98C1-C642C542F3A1}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80... Read more

A:This copy of Windows is not genuine on desktop after a Windows update

Please open an Elevated Command prompt, and run the following commands...


NET START SPLDR
NET START SPPSVC
NET START SPPUINOTIFY

post the results.

Here are some instructions to make life easier
1) To open an Elevated Command Prompt Window (the ECP window), click on Start, All Programs, Accessories – then right-click on Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator. Accept the UAC prompt.
2) To run the commands easier, highlight the block of commands, and right-click on the highlight – select Copy. In the CP Window, click on the black/white icon at top left – select Paste. The commands will run but may not complete the last command, so hit the Enter Key once.
3) To copy the results... click on the Black/White icon in the top left, and select Edit... 'Select All', and hit the Enter key - then use Ctrl+V or r-click+Paste to paste it into your response.

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I recently did an unusually long Windows update that took about an hour in total, and once my computer was running again, Windows gadgets said "Windows Desktop Gadgets has stopped working" and then I tried to open Skype which also said "Skype has stopped working". I tried updating Java, a second Windows update, uninstalling and reinstalling Skype, advanced uninstalling Skype and reinstalling, but nothing I'm doing seems to be having any effect. I'm completely out of ideas, and was hoping someone could help me to solve this?

A:After Windows update Skype and Windows Desktop Gadgets no longer run.

Bump. This is at 100 views with no one offering any advice. I'm really stuck here, I've exhausted everything that I know how to do to fix faulty computers. I would really appreciate any advice. Thank you in advance.

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typically i see the beats loggo in my task bar, but since ive upgraded to windows 10 i havent...
when i searched for it and tried to run the program Windows pops up a 'missing shortcut' message saying "Windows is searching for IDTNC54.cpl. To locate teh file yourself, click browse"

i looked a bit prior to this post, and it might have been some update? not quite sure, help is welcome.

Edit: after waiting a bit the message box changed to this

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I'm not entirely sure if this is the correct sub-forum, but it all started out with problems with activation and windows update, so whatever .

A couple of days ago, I suddenly had a watermark in the bottom right corner of my screen saying that I should activate windows. I have a legit copy of windows and had it registered before when I installed it (about 5 months ago) and had no problems until now. When I go to the activation window and attempt to re-register, I get this message:
"Windows can't activate right now. Try activating again later. If that doesn't work, contact support. Error code: 0xC004F012"

After trying this during different times of the day for about a week, I started checking other stuff and found another quite big problem: I can't start Windows Update.

The service is set to "disabled" and when I change it to anything but this, it automatically changes back after around 30 seconds. Up until now, Windows Update never had any problems and ran regularily. So then I started googling this problem and found some solutions, all of which do not work:

I tried resetting the Windows Update (https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Rese...), but that didn't help either, since it coulnd't complete every step. It failed when running "sfc /scannow" at around 15%.

So I searched for solutions to that problem and found this: https://www.infopackets.com/news/9620/how-fix-sfc-scann...
Checkdisk worked fine, but then I noticed... Read more

A:windows is no longer activated, windows update can't be started

Hi SomeRandomUser, welcome to Ten Forums. I would try a repair install with an inplace upgrade. Choose keep apps and files. This is from the tutorial forum. Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums .

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Just read this on Broadband Reports forum and thought I'd share this info, as many have issues with the Microsoft Windows Genuine Advantage & Notification software installations now being forced upon Windows OS users during regular security updates/patches:http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,16402494~start=0#endI was wondering how long a class action suit would take. You'd think MS would have learned something from the Sony Rootkit mess.

A:Windows Genuine Advantage Update

About time. I wonder how much time and bandwidth are wasted on things the user neither needs nor wants. I wonder how much anti-piracy protection will be enough. And I wonder how long before the government plants chips in our brains to monitor us for our own good? If that seems like a stretch, think about all the video cameras on every street in London.

On another forum, I have this quote from Ayn Rand in my profile:

"Did you really think we want those laws observed?" said Dr. Ferris.
"We want them to be broken. You'd better get it straight that it's
not a bunch of boy scouts you're up against... We're after power
and we mean it... There's no way to rule innocent men. The only
power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals.
Well, when there aren't enough criminals one makes them. One
declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible
for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of
law-abiding citizens? What's there in that for anyone? But just
pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced or objectively interpreted ? and you create a nation of law-breakers
? and then you cash in on guilt. Now that's the system,
Mr. Reardon, that's the game, and once you understand it, you'll be
much easier to deal with." (Atlas Shrugged 1957)

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when i bought my first computer dell inspiron 1545,3 years ago,i knew nothing about OS genuine/not genuine issue.It came with windows vista preinstalled (OEM).Into the first year,and it got infected with a virus(newfolder.exe).I took it to the place from where i bought it,and they fixed it.The guy there asked me if i wanted windows 7 to be installed on my system.I was offcourse lured(i knew windows 7 was better) and i said
yes.So he installed windows 7 ultimate on my system.It ran fine for another year ,until i installed this Update for Windows 7 (KB971033){windows activation technologies}.My deskop background went black,i started to get a 'windows not genuine' at the bottom right side and my ms office degraded to office 2003.and loads of other restrictions and problems.
it was then that i came to know that there was some 'hack'going around in'oem'based windows that times where you could get windows 7 and bypass genuininity activation.The guy had done the same thing to my windows.And i had fooolishly installed the update which caught the hack.
But i wanted to get rid of windows 7 and get back my genuine windows vista.So i thought of reinstalling.But i could not find the product key.i looked at the backside and in the battery compartment.but it is not there.Since it is oem installation,and someone said that your bios is configured with your product key ,then there must be some way to get back my windows vista back.
please someone help.i want to get out of this crap... Read more

A:windows 7 not genuine after update KB971033

That update checks if you have a LEGAL copy of windows installed, if not this update will de-activate your copy.

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after update of widows 7 i get that windows 7600 this copy of windows is not genuine. What I should do? Can I return previous status?

A:windows is not genuine problem after update

What are the numbers on your build after 7600? How did you obtain Windows 7?

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Hi guys, I'm trying to install windows media player 11 but Microsoft needs to make sure my copy of Windows xp is genuine, which it is, however when I try to run the tool (GenuineCheck.exe) I get an error message:

Code not available. The validation code could not be obtained. This may be due to technical difficulties, or you may be running an unsupported operating system. Please close this window and attempt the validation process again, or use the back button in your web browser to return to the download details page.[Error code: 0x80072efd]

So next I go to this page:

http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/diag/RunDiags.aspx?displaylang=en

Genuine Microsoft Software Diagnostic Results

Passed Active scripting allowed
Passed Display images enabled
Passed Computer time and date correct
Passed Cookies enabled
Failed genuine Microsoft software plug-ins are installed and loaded
Failed genuine Microsoft software plug-ins connect with Microsoft validation servers
I downloaded
OGAPluginInstall.exe &
WGAPluginInstall.exe

I ran them both and they both said they are install and updated so I'm lost.. please help
 

A:Windows Genuine Check Not Working

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I have scoured the internet for help. I have attempt many scans, malware, virus, registry, etc. Where I am currently at is attempting to run the following commands. Is there anyone who can help?

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of th
em.
Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For example
C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log

C:\Windows\system32>dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 6.1.7600.16385

Image Version: 6.1.7601.18489


Error: 87

The restorehealth option is not recognized in this context.
For more information, refer to the help.

The DISM log file can be found at C:\Windows\Logs\DISM\dism.log

C:\Windows\system32>

A:Cannot run Windows Update and Receiving Non-Genuine Message

Attaching CBS log

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I cant activate my Windows copy after i installed the SP1 update.It was genuine and activated before the update.
here is my Microsoft Diagnostic Tool Log
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0xc004c4a8
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-MYWYV
Windows Product Key Hash: K80x8wD8u2ipvgK0oT5pEObqSu0=
Windows Product ID: 55041-147-5744431-86373
Windows Product ID Type: 6
Windows License Type: Volume MAK
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {9607E567-EBFF-45C8-9AFF-2AF3CC3065CE}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_beta.100603-1800
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D... Read more

A:Windows 7 Professional copy not genuine after SP1 update

Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_beta.100603-1800

See this Windows 7 shows evaluation build with SP1 Beta installed - Microsoft Answers

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I bought a brand new Asus N53S i7 with Windows 7 on it 2 years ago. The same minute I bought it I bought a Windows Professional anytime upgrade. It installed fine. I recently had an optical drive issue, I backed up my data and reinstalled windows from the partition, and entered the anytime upgrade key. Everything seemed fine. My computer began all the windows updates (over 100 of them). Everything was fine until after about a week of updates, it said my windows is not genuine. I've looked on the internet for solutions, called tech support, they agreed I had a valid key then hung up on me with no solutions. I looked here and many had the same problem but had pirated software or started with xp. I am the original owner of this laptop and I purchased the upgrade myself when I bought the computer. I also read through the MS support on the issue here:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2008385/en-us

~the plug and play service on my laptop is "not defined" as they say it should be. I also found someone that said deleting and re-installing ms windows update KB971033, then trying to validate would solve the issue, It didn't. I'm going to bed it's 5am. I'll check in as soon as I get a reply, I'm sure it might take a few hours at least. Cheers for any suggestions.
I'm sure if anyone can solve this issue, you guys can.

BTW my optical drive had failed, the re-install didn't help it. Since it was still under extended warranty, I sent the ... Read more

A:Solved: Windows 7 Professional says not genuine, can't update

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I have a 32bit windows 7 genuine but the 64bit is not included, can I download windows 7 64bit and do we have to use a different product key or not 

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Suddenly started getting warnings that windows 7 was not genuine...it is. Bought at Best Buy.
I've tried many things I've found but none seem to work.
Uninstalled the kb that notifies.

Here's the log...it says files tampered with but I compared them to another computer and they are fine.

thanks for any help


Code:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-4HWVJ-3282W-TWKKW
Windows Product Key Hash: T17QLSEaopPG2DspVXxJI1RfDIw=
Windows Product ID: 00371-618-2027111-85006
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {C598794A-2EA5-4AC1-BE58-7229C47130CE}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x8007... Read more

A:Windows 7 suddenly says not genuine, updates not working

This may simplybe caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -

Installing theIntel Rapid Storage Drivers

try downloadingand installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want theiata_enu.exe download)

Once complete,please reboot twice, then post another MGADiag report.

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I've been given this laptop which I know that has a genuine Windows installation, but it's been giving this error since August and cannon update anything anymore.


MGADiag Report:

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-WJ2H8-R6B6D-7QJB7
Windows Product Key Hash: ckKNc+BBPDWmo1LUlOkraNjlQ34=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {0296C757-F0AA-49C3-AB09-559F43F5D858}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 103 Blocked VLK
Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 - 103 Blocked... Read more

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Hi,

My parents PC has run into some issues with genuine advantage (it is genuine - has been running fine for a year or two) and in attempts to fix that i've caused more issues (i know, i know ). Please note this is my parents PC, not mine - specs are not per my profile and it might take a while to get back to you at times.

Updates are set to notify, but not install. When i try to "Check for updates" i get the error:

Windows Update cannot current check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart the computer.

I also cannot update AV definitions in MSE.

Needless to say, a restart doesn't resolve. Firewall is TinyWall and has been opened/switched off at times to see if there was a communication block but all looks ok there. Internet connection is also fine.

I assume the Genuine issue is preventing updates, although 'service not started' is a mystery. When i try to "Resolve Online Now" (activation) i get an error running/installing the downloaded file WindowsActivationUpdate.exe:
"Update installation failed. Error information - 0x80072EFD (0)"

I don't know if this is helpful but i've seen it be asked for often enough so i've included it. MGADiag says (removed license/hash):

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key:
Windows Product Key Hash:
Windows Product... Read more

A:Not Genuine issue (it is) & Windows Update: Service isn't started

Quote:
My parents PC has run into some issues with genuine advantage (it is genuine - has been running fine for a year or two) and in attempts to fix that i've caused more issues (i know, i know ).


What problems did your parents' pc have? What have you done to try to fix it?
What errors does the pc have now?

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My computer ran some updates overnight this week, and ever since then i've been getting a popup telling me my copy of Windows is not genuine. I bought the computer a year or two ago with Windows preinstalled and haven't made any changes to my system recently. I'm still showing that my Windows is activated in Properties, but i keep getting the popup, and running the validation link from the popup itself at microsoft.com results in it just sort of...dangling there spinning, and nothing happens. Any ideas?

TSG SysInfo:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-4100 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8175 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6670, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476654 MB, Free - 335363 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, N68-VS3 FX
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2015, Updated and Enabled

MGA Diagnostic info:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-QD4Y3-MXG6W-Y2YDQ
Windows Product Key Hash: 5y1UNaKlyoS9OFBU0Rt3p34dMU8=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8802181-37063
Windows Product ID Type: 3
Windows License Type: OEM System Builder
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {6617CC2B-6A68-496E-9005-D945E2332277}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckCon... Read more

A:Solved: Not running genuine Windows error since last update

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I was having an issue with Windows reporting as not genuine, and found some advice online to uninstall and reinstall KB971033. I uninstalled it fine, but when trying to reinstall it, it is failing with error code 800706F7. This is a volume license Windows 7 install, installed with a valid MAK.

I'm sure the two issues are related.

From some research online I have tried to run the Windows Update Readiness Tool to no success.

I have uploaded the CheckSUR.persist.log file to this post, and here is my MGA Diag Report:

Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-3DFGG
Windows Product Key Hash: LCtwmsXWy/p9MAljEu0aceczYmI=
Windows Product ID: 55041-034-4198283-86733
Windows Product ID Type: 6
Windows License Type: Volume MAK
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {A5944240-7435-4CA7-AFE0-6A7DDF35E012}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A,... Read more

A:Windows 7 Update Not Installing & Not Genuine, Error 800706F7

Code:
Checking Component Store
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 amd64_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18648_none_b97943ccf4882112
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 x86_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18648_none_5d5aa8493c2aafdc
I need to have a look at your COMPONENTS registry hive

Please copy the C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS file (no extension) to your desktop and then compress it - upload the compressed file to your favoured fileshare site (preferably Dropbox or OneDrive) and post a link.

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So I upgraded my asus p8z68-v lx bios recently to version 4003 and now my desktop is displaying the annoying messages. I also attached the other two HDDs to the SATA ports that were unplugged and might have moved some of the sata cables around in the process. I had this installed by a network admin and I'm pretty sure the windows 7 isn't a fake. It was all working fine until I decided to upgrade my bios and some drivers, then that showed up. Also I don't have a key for it. Any help on this is much appreciated.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-GJY49-VJBQ7-HYRR2
Windows Product Key Hash: W5/6nm6F2UPXrCkY5xUhXb/+21g=
Windows Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001
ID: {E01D880C-A23E-48AD-A1F8-7B94808DF4EB}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070... Read more

A:Windows is not genuine build 7601 after bios update

The MGADIAG report is incomplete - please try running it again. Is this a custom-built PC?

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I am getting a not Genuine Window dialog and I have a stack of 69 important windows updates that won't install.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards,


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Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-XXFCY-7BR4V-24X8J
Windows Product Key Hash: TcZBJdOL2yQeuYoO2PWX5NAV8x4=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00014
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {E761C4BB-F8A5-428A-A7CA-31FC3941F2F2}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Off... Read more

A:Getting a not Genuine Windows dialog and update failing on 69 updates

This may simply be caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

Once complete, please reboot twice, then post another MGADiag report.

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I've had this disk for probably 3 years or so - pretty sure it came with my custom built PC (from Silent PC). Its worked flawlessly. Now last night my Windows went through an automatic update (as they do) and suddenly I'm getting this 7601 Build Windows not Genuine.

I've got the disk and the code right here, but when I put the disk in it fails as it says the disk is older than the version currently on the computer.

I've got another windows 7 disk that I think came with a dell machine, but haven't tried to use that - I figure it will fail.

I've copied and pasted this MGADiag info below - any ideas? Or whats a good number to call MSoft to resolve?

Thanks for any help you can provide.

Zip


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Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-TFVXV-BM9KH-7BW8J
Windows Product Key Hash: oDeNntmVI/hQENE9jb3m8NgMOrU=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-9044013-00236
Windows Product ID Type: 3
Windows License Type: OEM System Builder
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {F585CD7A-49F1-4240-AFD4-C6EA21E0854C}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130104-1431
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr =... Read more

A:On latest update getting Build 7601 Windows not Genuine

Please first tryrecreating Licensing Store.

Recreate the Licensing Store

Go to Start >All Programs > Accessories

Right-Click onCommand Prompt and select Run as Administrator - accept the UAC prompt

Run the followingcommands in the Command Prompt window, using the Enter key at the end of each

net stop sppsvc

(wait until theservice has stopped before entering the following lines)

CD%windir%\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform

REN tokens.dat tokens.bar

net start sppsvc

slui.exe

After a couple ofseconds the Windows Activation dialog will appear.

You may be askedto re-activate and/or re-enter your product key, or Activation may occurautomatically.

If you are askedfor your Key, use the one on the COA sticker on the machine's case

Reboot and Postback with a new MGADiag report

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Hello I'm new here, I have what I (and apparently the service center rep on the phone) think is a unique problem/conundrum. I am posting from my laptop because there is no way for me to access the Internet on the desktop.

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and for the past month the desktop has had no access to the Internet. Originally, when it would boot up it would show an error that says something like DNSAPI.dll is missing. I believe this is somehow connected to the fact that I can no longer use the Internet on any browser or software. The problem got worse once my girlfriend tried to find solutions herself and the computer started saying Windows is not genuine.

My gut reaction is to backup and completely wipe the computer, but the problem is she has some games on her computer that she doesn't have cdkeys for. She can not re-install these games unless she has the cdkeys. In summary, I'm at a complete loss.

Here are the details as per the Windows not Genuine Instructions:


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Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-X8PXJ-4W8P2-6RHR9
Windows Product Key Hash: E9RhsDHka0x/RQU9/yEqsRmn/kY=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8704027-05595
Windows Product ID Type: 3
Windows License Type: OEM System Builder
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {124C71F7-BFEA-4630-8198-D746F843... Read more

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After updating Windows 7 Pro, my computer stopped booting with an "Error loading Operating System" immediately after BIOS is done.

Right now, I'm using an EeePC running Ubuntu. I formatted an USB flash drive to NTFS and used dd to write the Win 7 64-bit Recovery disc onto it. I added "Removable Device" to the top of the boot order in BIOS, but the computer still displays "error loading operating system" immediately after exiting BIOS, regardless of which USB slot the flash drive is in (my computer has four USB slots).

Now, I'm out of ideas and looking for help.
 

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I have my laptop with Win 8.1 set to automatically download updates and to notify me when any are available so I can see what they are before installing them. When I realized that my almost-daily Windows Defender definition updates were not showing up, I investigated and found no check for updates had occurred since August 4th. Trying a manual check, I got an error message with a code of 80244019. Nothing I found in Windows Help or on the web has been useful.

Any ideas on how to fix this problem? Other than installing updates, I haven't made any changes whatsoever to the laptop in months.
 

A:Windows Update No Longer Works

Have you checked out Microsoft's Windows Update error 80070422, 80244019, or 8DDD0018?
 

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Hi all! New to forum and Thanks in advance for any help.

System is as follows:

Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3

Dell DIMENSION DIM2350
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 1.80GHz
1.79GHz 1.00 GB RAM
Windows Update no longer works from Start Menu or manually from Microsoft's website. From the start menu, when selecting Windows Update, it opens IE window but IE reports that "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" and has the "Diaognose Connection Problems" box. Typing the url to Mircosoft.com connects fine. Once on the Windows Update page it starts Checking to see if the computer has the latest version and then stops and reoports "X The website has encountered a problem and cannot display the page you are trying to view."

Connecting to internet using the Desktop IE icon works and navigates to other sites ok too but often getting a Windows box stating "Generic Host Process for Win 32 Service has encountered a problem and needs to close. Do you want to report this to Microsoft..etc." I have selected to report it many times and then IE will usually shut down. Typing a search phrase in the IE search box returns Google results to the page but when selecting any of the search results it ends in a redirect to some unrelated page. This does not happen if you type the url for Google in the address box and then do the search. All of these things happening seems to be some kind of virus infection that keeps... Read more

A:Windows Update No Longer Works

id have a look in the mbam and avg vaults to see what those virus's are, and look them up to see what problems they create. as a rule any identity theft virus means a reformat and reinstallation of the system

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I just noticed today that My windows update won't run anymore. It's the red X image that lots of people are describing and when I try to turn it on it says it can't turn on because it's not running. Windows update is not in my services at all, nor is BITS. I've tried getting in command prompt and as far as it tells me, Bits is an invalid service name. wuauserv is also an invalid service name. Its like all of the sudden Windows update and the programs people recommend messing with to fix it are all gone. Windows defender is also not present on my computer anymore. I don't know why. I tried downloading it and it is telling me I already have it. I can see it in my search box but when I click on it to turn it on it says "the specified service does not exist as an installed service."

I am in the process of getting rid of a trojan dropper so I wonder if these problems could be related. I have been able to update just fine in the past.
 

A:Windows update no longer works..

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All worked fine - problems have only arisen since installing updates on 29th Feb.  No configuration has changed.

When I say not working - the VPN connects successfully, and I get allocated an IP address in the remote LAN (10.x.x.x).  However, I can access nothing in the remote LAN, either by browser, ping or tracert, always using IP address (so it's not a DNS
issue).  Events in the system log all report successful connection.

There is no internet access via the VPN, as I have "use default gateway on remote network" switched off (intentionally) for IPv4 on the VPN config (this has been the case for months).  Switching this back on does not help.  However,
I do manually set up routes to some IP addresses to run through the VPN - this was working fine but also no longer works (the routes set up correctly according to the "route" command, but the server is not accessible).  Internet access via the
local connection continues to work fine when connected to the VPN (now, as before).
It's very much as if everything is fine, but no routing is taking place for IP addresses on the other side of the VPN connection.

The remote end is a Vigor router - this also has not changed.

I'm running Windows 8.1 (standard) with a reasonably full set of updates, on a Lenovo Yoga 3 11" (UK variant) with up to date drivers from Lenovo (which were updated several weeks ago and have been working fine).  The VPN client is t... Read more

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Hello!

I am running: Windows 7 64bit
On: Acer Aspire 5750 laptop

For a couple months my computer has been locking up at random intervals for several seconds each time. I got no error messages and each time it came back acting fine, so I just assumed I had too much running. Now, I'm not so sure it wasn't the HD failing, because...

Last week, I noticed the shield on the shutdown button indicating windows needed to run an update. I closed out of everything and pushed the button to shutdown/install updates. The computer immediately crashed almost as if I had held down the power button. When I attempted to restart it, my only 2 options were to start normally or launch repair mode. Normal didn't work, so I launched repair. Repair ran for close to 4 days. In the first 36 hours it asked to be restarted twice, after that it just kept running until finally I gave up and shut it down with the power button.

Like a moron, I do not have a recent backup of my files and really wish they could still be saved.

Since then:Tried to rescue files with Umbutu boot stick- error said it could not mount to drive.
Tried to launch safe mode with command prompt via F8- system went back into repair mode instead.
Tried to launch to last known good configuration via F8- system went back to repair mode, again.
Tried to launch via Windows Boot Disk- the screen it gave me was not the same screen as the screenshots on the forums suggested I should get. My screen was an Acer logo with 3 option... Read more

A:OS no longer loads after Windows Update

Hello Drexi and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sorry to hear about the problems you're having. One of the Forum experts (who also happens to be a Microsoft MVP) prepared a troubleshooting tutorial for failure to boot issues. It's time consuming but has helped many to resolve their boot problems.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Hi there. I have a major problem as I can no longer get any security updates for vista through the windows update.
Whenever I click on it, the window opens, and just a white background is presented, then I get a message saying not responding.
Then the entire windows explorer crashes, and then reloads quickly.

Does anyone have any ideas in relation to how I can get this windows update working again?

Many thanks!
 

A:Windows update no longer works...?

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Hi, my problems began with a reoccurring failure to successfully install Windows Security updates. I could manually install some, but the rest refused to install. I kind of ignored it at that point. Then I started getting a pop up in the last few days saying "This computer is not running genuine windows 7". The link the pop-up sends me to just has a page selling Windows 7 on it.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-RHM4F-XXKF7-FQBDJ
Windows Product Key Hash: J9iSPXkEA5gREmpno1G6EhJiFRA=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8703523-32454
Windows Product ID Type: 3
Windows License Type: OEM System Builder
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {D8FC5205-EDB2-44F9-B432-452FFC73FA2D}(3)
Is Admin: No
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr... Read more

A:Not running genuine windows / Update failure Code 8000FFFF

Hello and welcome zatoichi mate the chkdsk running sounds rather suspect to me as you have to start that process - as far as I am aware.

Do a Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware scan/s

Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware download

SUPERAntiSpyware | Remove Malware | Remove Spyware - AntiMalware, AntiSpyware, AntiAdware!

(the scans can be done in safe mode - tap F8 on power up)

if clear then try this then try this
Error message when you use the Windows Update Web site or Microsoft Update Web site to install updates: "0x80070002"

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Interestingly enough...

One of my co-workers brought to my attention the new windows update (KB905474) was coming out soon and it will cause illegal copies of XP to notify the user that it may not be genuine. While we all try and use legal software, it can often be difficult in a work environment to do so. Concerned about this, i decided to check my WSUS server for the mysterious update.

After going through it several times i could not find it, but my test computer group (that i test updates on) recieved the update! I have searched everywhere and I can't find where it is getting that update from. Is this proof of microsoft's 'phone home' updating even though the computer is on a domain that uses a GPO to point Windows Update to the WSUS server?

Has anyone else seen this?

wis
 

A:Windows Genuine Advantages Notification (KB905474) - Hidden Update

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Hello, everybody. I've had a rather rough time, lately, with my computer. For whatever reason, I could not update my computer via Windows Update. I constantly had errors. I could not figure out why nothing was downloading, and I found no solutions to the problem. Fast-Forward to about 5 days ago, and I encountered another, more annoying issue. I started to receive a pop-up notification letting me know that my version of Windows 7 (Home Premium, 64 Bit) was Not Genuine. I wondered... how could this be? I've had my computer for just over 2 years, with Windows 7 coming pre-installed. So I checked online on sites like this one, and I found a couple different solutions. One was to try to re-input the key. That did not work. Windows 7 was appearing as 'Activated', prior, but the issue of the "Non-Genuine" pop-up had risen.
From searching up the error code, I came across this suggestion:

HTML Code:
Recreate the Licensing Store
1) Click Start button.
2) Type: CMD.exe into the 'Search programs and files' field
3) Right-Click on CMD.exe and select Run as Administrator
4) Type: net stop sppsvc (It may ask you if you are sure, select yes)
Note: the Software Protection service may not be running, this is ok.
5) Type: cd %windir%\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform
6) Type: rename tokens.dat tokens.bar
7) Type: cd %windir%\system32
8) Type: net start sppsvc
9) Type: slui.exe
10) After a couple of seconds Windows Activation di... Read more

A:Activation: Not Genuine, Windows Update Failing to Install (Errors)

NoelDP is the man to fix this - I'll point him to this thread.

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Hey all, I am hoping someone can help me with this.

I awhile ago (a month and some change) I had gotten infected by Ad-aware viruses, look2me, sidekick, and a few others which with some help was able to get it cleaned up. I noticed a few weeks later, and especially now that it seems my Windows Installer was either corrupted, deleted or just simply messed up. And I can no longer install most programs that use the WinStaller to put new programs on my pc.

Any help out there for me on this?

I get a error usually that says "1607: Unable to install InstallShield Scripting: Runtime Error".

Or something along the lines of "Windows cannot install program. This usually means your win installer is no longer working corretly, currently being used or your are in safemode.".
Any help would be much appreciated, I need to install some new software on to my pc and im screwed at the moment. I just moved and I no longer have my XP cds, and I cant do updates anymore, for SOME reason Microsoft will no longer allow me to. Though ive done them up January of this year, I get error messages or messages that just tell me I cant use their service

A:Windows Installer No Longer Working Xp (sp2)

See if this helps:You may receive a "1607:Unable to install InstallShield Scripting runtime" error message when you try to install software in Windows XP

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My computer is a bit like the car; turn either of them on, and expect it to do its 'thing' but when it doesn't.... stuck!

My windows 8 library is not working....nightmare

Anyway, I've researched how to delete and then reinstall/programme (sorry if my jargon aint with it). What I cannot understand is why this library facility has so many awful reviews on the forum, who are slatting this facility and how it eventually clogs up memory with duplicated files. Then there are others, they proclaim if you take the time to learn and understand how to use it, it will transform your searching experience

What confuses me more is that there are many attempting to disable or totally eradicate it from the computer There is a "registry hack" website for windows 7, which disables the library.

I'd appreciate anyone's thoughts on this matter AND also If anyone would feel temptation towards disabling it completely. If these people don't want the library to work, is there a reason why they do not just leave it as mine is now. Whenever I save a word doc, it warns me library not working, but the files stores elsewhere no problem. Maybe I shouldn't bother repairing or perhaps that affects the overall performance

I'd be grateful for any thoughts

A:Windows 8 Library is no longer working

Learn to use Libraries. They can make it real easy to have a single place to access similar data spread across multiple folders/partitions/hard drives. Entries in libraries are nothing more than pointers to the real location of data. They take up almost no space at all so there is no reason to ever delete them except for when you no longer want to access something that way, then just right click on the entry and select Remove entry from library.

Likewise, when you want to add an entry, right click on it and select Include in Library then pick the library you want it included in or create a new library.

For instance, I have 3 library entries under Documents, my personal documents folder, my wife's personal documents folder and My Documents which is the root of the above two and has all the stuff that is not specific to either of us.

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Been using Divx Plus and it's converter on trial and love the compact conversion of my divx files, but recently to click on the icon on desktop will not bring up either program. I've tried reinstalling too to no avail. My trial period was far from over when this happened.Anyone else have this problem?

A:Divx Plus No Longer Working on Windows 7

I haven't used Divx Plus. For most things avi/divx I use the free XVid codec or tools that use it. For HD stuff either mkv or mp4. This search tool should find most free and paid converters. Just enter the From and To codecs/containers and hit Search.

Tools - Video software and downloads - VideoHelp.com

Divx Plus is also listed on that site. You can view other user's comments.

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I downloaded vlc-0.8.4a-win32 video player and must've hit the wrong button when setting it up because all the sounds on my computer were set to play through that- so none of the windows sounds are working (the click when right clicking on a file for example). I removed that and figured it would reset it back to normal but it didn't.

How can I reset them to play correctly? I tried doing a system restore and it says it couldn't restore to the selected point.

THanks
 

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Hello,

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 from Windows 7 and noticed my USB 3 WD Passport external hard drive stays powered on as well as my round LED's (Lock/Start/Reset). With Windows 7 I just enabled EuP in the bios and that powered everything down when I shut down including the LED's. Now with Windows 8.1 that function doesn't work. They all stay on. I tried disabling all the power functions in Power Management for the USB but still, the power stays on. For some reason the EuP enable function does not work like before. I believe its related to Windows 8.1 since it worked fine with Windows 7. For some reason they locked USB power after shutdown. Does anyone have any ideas?

PS: I already tried resetting the bios to no effect.

A:EuP funtion is no longer working under Windows 8.1

Originally Posted by ashton


Hello,

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 from Windows 7 and noticed my USB 3 WD Passport external hard drive stays powered on as well as my round LED's (Lock/Start/Reset). With Windows 7 I just enabled EuP in the bios and that powered everything down when I shut down including the LED's. Now with Windows 8.1 that function doesn't work. They all stay on. I tried disabling all the power functions in Power Management for the USB but still, the power stays on. For some reason the EuP enable function does not work like before. I believe its related to Windows 8.1 since it worked fine with Windows 7. For some reason they locked USB power after shutdown. Does anyone have any ideas?

PS: I already tried resetting the bios to no effect.



Found the fix.....just follow these instructions to disable Fast Startup Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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When I go to Start, Search, Files or Folders in WIN2K, the prompt wont come up anymore.

Just stopped working this afternoon.

Thoughts?

I seem to have all the updates installed.
 

A:Windows Search no longer working...

sorry, had to bump this.
 

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Hi I set up a workgroup between my XP pc and 7 laptop. Everything was working fine. Today however, when trying to access files on the 7 from the XP I get this error message: "\\S_lipmanpc is not accessible. You might not have permission to access this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. The network path was not found."

I have not changed any settings and have checked that the 7 is still set to share everything, but I'm at a loss.

Any ideas gratefully received.
S

A:Windows 7 and XP workgroup no longer working

The first thing I do when networking issues like this pop up is to restart both systems + router and see if they resolve it on their own.
If not next step is usually to destroy then recreate the group.

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Well I bought Windows 7 on friday, installed it and it ran great. Then saturday morning my boot screen says "A Hyper Transfer Flood Has Occured System is Restarting" Windows tried to automaticaly repair the problem but it couldnt figure out what was wrong, after 3 hours of toying with it i decided to reinstall, installed great, ran perfectly. Last night windows told me it was going to download some very important updates from microsoft, so i let it restart and install, then i got the same exact problem. Now when i go to reinstall 7 im told that Windows cant find the drivers to install, and it doesnt tell me what drivers it needs.

The strangest thing happened while typing this... i rebooted and it worked fine...

WHAT IS GOING ON

A:Windows no longer working or installing

Hi Overdose, welcome to the forums.
I think it is a "A Hyper Transport sync flood error ". It is relkated to the MSI K9 motherbvoard apparently. Are you overclocking?

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Tech Support I am at my wit's end with Windows Installer 5.
I have had malware/viruses on my computer, yes, but I got rid of them and no damage was caused.
However it wasn't until recently that problems were occurring with my Windows Installer, and no matter what I try such as un-registering and re-registering the problem, starting it up or restarting in Services, registered a new copy of Windows Installer I cannot get it to run.
AVG and MalwareBytes didn't find any viruses or malware and now I can't update drivers, install programs or anything that involves the installer.

eMachines E725
Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4400 @ 2.20GHz 2.20GHz
Installed RAM 3 GB
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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I was trying to download & install a new antivirus and found out it could not be installed because windows can not be updated. It states that the files required to use windows update are no longer registered or installed on my computer. I have no idea how or when this happened. My updates have always been set to automatic. My os is xp with service pack 3. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

A:windows update files are no longer installed

What particular AV gave you this message?

Please post the exact quoted message you received.

Louis

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So I can't update windows or anything. I can't gt automatic updates to start. When i go in services.msc in start>run i try to start the process for automatic updates and it won't let me. I go to manual, click start, and it says 'could not start automatic update service on local computer. Error 1058: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it'. Now when I go to auto updates in control panel, it is set on automatic, however it doesn't do it.... Help?

I'm on windows xp home edition.
 

A:Solved: Windows update no longer works

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Hello
I'm running Windows 8.1 Core 64bit, I'm logged in with Local user account, so device encryption is off and there is no way to enable it.

I have set Windows update to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them". I usually wait several weeks after windows updates are released before I install them.

First when optional updates were released on September 15th I could see KB3084905 listed in available optional updates list, but 2 weeks later when I decided to install optional updates KB3084905 was no longer offered to install.

Was it pulled by Microsoft because it's not applicable to my system since I'm logged in with local user account or for some other reasons?

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

A:KB3084905 is no longer offered by windows update

It's been pulled or another cumulative update has it, it's now where to be found in the Microsoft library.

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I had some issues installing my updates initially, so I did them in small chunks in order to prevent my computer from freezing up. Finally I was ready to install service pack 1, but the installation continued to fail. After trying many things, Windows thinks that I have never installed any updates at all, and can't search for new ones. When I try, this is the error I receive:

"An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.

Error(s) found:
Code 8007370B Windows update encountered an unknown error."

It also says:

Most recent check for updates: Never
Updates were installed: Never

Which is of course not true. I'd like to try uninstalling these updates so I can try again, but I can't do that if it thinks they aren't there.

I have tried using the Update Readiness tool, which claims to be successful, but changes nothing.

I have run the update troubleshooter which claims to fix two issues, but changes nothing.

I have tried to run sfc /scannow as suggested by many people, but I receive this error:
"Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation."

I have tried stopping the Windows Update service, deleting the Software Distribution folder, and restarting the service, but it changes nothing.

I'm at my wit's end; this is a company computer and I really need to get it working again. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 update no longer works at all

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Yesterday evening (wednesday 14 Januari 2015) a few updates were downloaded for my PC. As I shut it down for the evening it wanted to install 6 updates. Normally this takes a minute or so and it's done. This time it stayed for a while on update 1 of 6. Instead of waiting for them to be done and turning off the power I decided to let it update while I went to sleep.
This morning the PC was shut down. When I tried to start it up again it just hummed a bit, didn't show anything on the screen and then shut off again, only to turn itself on again in an infinite loop.
Thinking it might be stopped by draining the energy, I shut it down completely by holding the power button. Then took the power out and activated it so it would use up all remaining power in the system (the lights flashed for a moment and went off). Then I turned the power on again and tried to start the PC, but I got the same results as before.

The PC itself wasn't showing any signs of problems before the update. I was playing a game (planetside 2) with unstable servers that sometimes would hog my internet connection so much during a lag spike that all internet traffic from my PC stopped momentarily.
The PC has been cleaned a few weeks ago and is still reasonably clean right now.

I have looked around at the usual support forums but did not find a way to get to the repair functions from where I'm at. My only option as I could see would be to use a repair CD which I don't have. Maybe I have a backup on an external dr... Read more

A:Windows update longer than normal, PC won't start afterwards.

Is the machine actually getting as far as trying to boot Windows - or is it stuck before/during the POST?
If the latter, then it's a hardware problem, and you need to seek specialist advice.

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It fails to install updates and claims that updates have never been installed.
When I search for updates, I receive 80080005.
I attempted to install the latest SURT, twice, but it failed both times.
I was considering going onto SFC scan step, but since SURT failed, I thought I should ask first.

A:Windows Update no longer functioning properly

Yep - do the SFC scan, and post the full set of data. Hopefully CheckSUR got far enough in to leave traces behind that we can work out what broke it.

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I had installed the original Windows 7 beta build 7000 on a Shuttle X100 XPC and when I ran Windows Update, it pulled down a nice pre-release version of a Windows 7 driver that worked very well. This XPC is about the size of a hard-back textbook and uses an ATI Radeon Mobility X1400 GPU chip. This is much like many mid-level notebooks from a few years ago. It's not great, but has enough power to play most any multimedia and supports full Aero.

Today I decided to install one of the newer betas of Windows 7, so I performed a fresh install and foolishly expected the nice video driver to show up in Windows Update. IT"S GONE! After some web searching, I discovered I'm not the only fool who trusted Microsoft concerning this ATI driver. I was able to install a Vista driver from Levono in compatibility mode. It does work, but I'd prefer the real thing.

Bye.

A:ATI X1400 Driver No Longer in Windows Update

That's often the problem when counting on seeing everything through the MS updates. A quick trip directly to ATI.AMD might spare you some problems there since that's the manufacturer.

Tadaaa.... Look under Vista 32/64>ATI mobility at Graphics Drivers & Software The X1400 is in plain sight!

For 7 drivers the wait will be there since it's an unfinished version of Windows also seeing an unfinished support base. The one saving grace however is being able to still use Vista drivers while Vista couldn't use XP drivers!

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Microprocessor 1.8 GHz AMD Turion &#8482; 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56
Microprocessor Cache 512KB+512KB L2 Cache
Memory 2GB
Memory Max Max supported 2048 MB
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 (UMA)
Video Memory Up to 287 MB
Hard Drive 160GB (5400 RPM) SATA
Multimedia Drive LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support
Display 17.0" WXGA+ High-Definition BrightView Widescreen (1440 x 900)
Fax/Modem High speed 56k modem
Network Card Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
Wireless Connectivity 802.11b/g WLAN
Multimedia Features HP Imprint Finish & Integrated Microphone

For some reason after updating, my sound will not work anywhere, but what's odd is that Firefox will play sound without a problem (YouTube, for example).. Note that I can't do a System Restore since it was disabled (for space reasons).
 

A:Sound no longer works after Windows Update!

Hi

my sugguestion would be to unistall the sound card via device manager, the to re-install using the Scan Hardware changes icon... this should solve the problem...

had a similar problem myself...

Chris
 

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Well I did some windows updates earlier, and now for some reason my pc is no longer logging me into the only user acct on this system automatically, it sits there at the choose user screen till I click, How do I go about setting it so that it'll auto login that user on boot?

A:Did a windows update, pc no longer auto logs me in.

Read this tutorial, see if it helps: Log On Automatically at Startup

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after an update, can no longer use the fax. The computer can see the modem and it is working properly, but Windows Fax and Scan cannot see it. I tried everything to no avail. I am unable to add an account for the fax.

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We bought a new HP laptop with Win 7 Pro (64 bit) preinstalled in July 2013 from a reputable (I think) online dealer. I installed the free version of Avast and initially all was well, and bootup time was very quick. After about a month or 2, I was prompted to update Avast, which I did. Immediately 2 problems cropped up. First, bootup time became very painfully slow (sometimes up to 5 minutes or more before the computer is fully operational). Once it was booted up, it did not seem particularly slow anymore. Second, we began to get the message in the lower right that "copy of Windows is not genuine (build 7601)". This message shows up only occasionally (most of the time it does NOT appear), and it does not seem to have any noticeable effect (unless it is related to the slow bootup time). The screen shows our normal wallpaper. Reading somewhere that Avast may have caused the slow bootup time, I uninstalled Avast and instead installed the free version of AVG, which I still use. But both problems persist (slow bootup and occasional "windows not genuine" message). I believe my copy of Windows is genuine, but interestingly, the computer does not have a COA sticker, at least no that I can find. We also do not have Win 7 disk from MS (only from HP). I strongly suspect that Avast caused the problem, but I don't know how to fix it. Below is the MGADiag report.

Thanks!


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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A:Copy of Windows is not genuine (build 7601) message after avast update

Your symptoms are typical of a race condition - most likely caused by a conflict between your AV and other software.
I would suggest uninstalling Avast completely, and running their cleanup tool.
What other AV's have been installed (even if not activated?) - most will come with a 'free' trial install of either Norton or McAfee, so it's worth running the removal tools for both.
Please do things in this order....


Download the McAfee removal tool from:

http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe

Click Save, and save the file to a folder on your computer.
Navigate to the folder where you saved the file.
right-click on MCPR.exe and select 'Run as Administrator' to run the removal tool.

when complete, reboot.
Download the Norton Removal Tool from here https://www-secure.symantec.com/norton-support/jsp/help-solutions.jsp?lg=english&ct=united+states&docid=20080710133834EN&product=home&version=1&pvid=f-home

Close all other programs, then run the tool. When it's complete, reboot the machine whether it asks for it or not.

After the reboot, open an Elevated Command Prompt, and run the following command

NETSH WINSOCK RESET

You'll be advised to reboot - do so.

Now uninstall Avast - using the normal Control Panel uninstaller.

Then
Download the Avast removal utility from here http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility
Follow the instructions for running it, and when complete, reboot the machine.

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When I purchased the laptop it cames with Windows 8.1. I upgraded to an SSD myself and put Windows 8.1 back on and almost immediately upgraded to Windows 10. Sadly, I do not remember if the backlit keyboard worked on 8.1 with the SSD. I assume I am missing some driver or something simple like that but I have had my laptop identified on the HP site and installed all the drivers for it. If I recall correctly pressing F5 should do the trick but it does not. Just an FYI, when I hit caps lock and the mute button it lights up orange as it should. 

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Yesterday windows wouldn't get past the black log on screen. I did a restore from a couple of weeks ago and it started fine. Today, same thing. So I tried the restore again, using a slightly older restore point. It got me in and I immediately opened malwarbytes and updated the file but the system locked up before it finished. I tried opening in safe mode but it locked up again. I tried another restore but was prompted to run chkdsk /r because of freecell problem. Didn't work. I tried again and received unspecified error (0x8000fff). Not sure where to go from here. Thanks

A:Windows Locking Up / Restores no longer working

Can you get through an sfc /scannow in an elevated command prompt?

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Like the title says, something happened. I don't really know what.
I can open the store and search for apps but when I try to click on an app to see more info, I get this screen. Tried a bunch of stuff such as changing locale, fixing corrupted files and whatnot. Nothing helped. And that sucks, considering the 8.1 update will be released tomorrow and I won't be able to access it.. Any kind of help will be appreciated.

A:Something happened and Windows Store is no longer working

Hello Wael,

You might see if going through the troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help fix this.

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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