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Windows 7: Not genuine or valid?


02 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Not genuine or valid?

Hey everyone!
Well a few days ago I encountered a problem when I turned my computer on.

The problem was when i did an update for MSE (Microsoft Essentials), out of nowhere it said something like,
"Please validate you windows it is not a valid copy of Microsoft corporation." something like that. It also said i have 30days to valid windows or else MSE will stop protecting my system.

So I freaked and shut down my computer from the off switch from the power supply and rebooted.
When I rebooted everything was sufficient, running smooth, all that good stuff. Till this day nothing has happened.

Should I be worried?
Did I do something I wasnít support to do?

Genuine Windows 7 Became Pirated? Make It Original and Activated Again - Tweaking with Vishal

This site explained explains exactly what happened to me!
However, Iím not worried anymore cause my windows 7 is legit!
Thanks all!


By the way I don't know if I have this thread in the right thread.

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02 Jan 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tri-Boot
 
 

Huh? Why turn it off at the wall socket? I don't get that...

If your OS is genuine, then its valid and you have nothing to worry about. Does your activation still show as being valid?

Regards,
Golden


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02 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

It's genuine and when I checked system properties it said "valid your windows."
So, right at that moment I got all scared and hit the switch. I don't know why that came over me, but I did it.
Everything is fine now I guess but, when I did that switch off and turned it back on, I checked system properties it was ok.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Huh? Why turn it off at the wall socket? I don't get that...

If your OS is genuine, then its valid and you have nothing to worry about. Does your activation still show as being valid?

Regards,
Golden
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02 Jan 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tri-Boot
 
 

OK. Well thats Ok I guess. Hopefully your PC hasn't suffered any damage during your shutdown
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02 Jan 2011   #5

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Type Activate in the Start search bar. Click on "Activate Windows".

If the below shows your good.

Mike
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02 Jan 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Well I got this- - is there anoter way to check if my copy isn't something cracked or anything?
I'm pretty sure it's not but, just want to be say you know.
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02 Jan 2011   #7

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

If it was cracked it would not validate.
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02 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
If it was cracked it would not validate.
Yeah you're right! I'm new to these kind of things.
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