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Windows 7: Windows XP 'hidden song' found on Windows 7 desktop

06 Feb 2013   #11
alex2000robert

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote:
What was found by SuperAntiSpyware?
I'll tell you once again: it found nothing!
I hadn't got any clean reinstall yet...
And Enterprise activated me the computer salesman from where I bought this PC; However after 180 days got a message that is not registered and I found on my PC... an 'Activator'! This program activates windows 7 without buying it... :|

ydylan: It doesn't exist anywhere else... and I don't visit unknown sites, by the way, or 'green-flagged' sites by Avast.


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06 Feb 2013   #12
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alex2000robert View Post
However after 180 days got a message that is not registered and I found on my PC... an 'Activator'! This program activates windows 7 without buying it... :|
Time to check this installation before proceeding with further troubleshooting:

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 validation tool here in your next reply
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06 Feb 2013   #13
gregrocker

 

I tell you now: You are using criminal methods to activate Win7.

No shop can legally sell you Windows 7 without a COA sticker attached showing its authenticity. If a shop sold you Enterprise version it was knowingly illegal and they should be reported to MS Customer Service. If you can provide documentation to them of this they might reward you with a free copy for cooperating in their investigation.
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06 Feb 2013   #14
alex2000robert

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Who used the illegal methods is the salesman, not ME! Golden: I'm going right now to do that...
Found a Windows Vista COA sticker attached to my system (here I smell a problem)
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06 Feb 2013   #15
gregrocker

 

Then you need to buy a copy of Win7.

We cannot help you further as long as an illegal crack was used on a version of the software you shouldn't have had anyway - Enterprise is volume licensed for business.
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06 Feb 2013   #16
alex2000robert

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Golden: That program deleted itself after download. Tried to download but still deletes itself.
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06 Feb 2013   #17
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Mmmm, I've never seen that happen before.......I suspect that the current installation is deeply cracked to the point it avoids attempts at checking its authenticity.

I would contact Microsoft as suggested - they have been known to reward persons with a free copy of Windows if you report counterfeits.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howt...fr/report.aspx
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06 Feb 2013   #18
alex2000robert

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Went out of city to search for this shop and... it's still open! Just reported it to microsoft... But I didn't answer at all my contact information....
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06 Feb 2013   #19
z3r010

 

You will need to buy and install a genuine copy of Windows before we can offer any help.
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06 Feb 2013   #20
alex2000robert

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Well I can't afford to buy it... I well let it like it is until I find a solution. Thanks for your help until here!
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