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Windows 7: Win7 64bit Suddenly not genuine?

21 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x
 
 
Win7 64bit Suddenly not genuine?

Ive had windows 7 since it came out pretty much all been fine could install all updates and go though MS validation etc.... this afternoon was on it all ok still. come back from doing some work and to see a message in the corner "windows 7 build 7600 This copy of windows is not Genuine" . It blaitently been genuine for over 8months now n ive had no problems.

i would try the key again but the sticker under my laptop is faded away allot. What can i do?

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21 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x
 
 

Anyone ?
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21 May 2010   #3

 

have you contact MS regarding this matters
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21 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Download, install and run keyfinder. When you get your key, be sure to copy it and put it in a safe place.
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21 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x
 
 

Is there a UK Number anyone knows for the right line?
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21 May 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Hi JayD - Where did you you purchase your copy of Windows 7? If you didn't purchace from a reputable retailer or Microsoft Partner, you may indeed have a nongenuine copy of Windows.

Also, Have you seen this thread? - INCORRECT "Window 7, Build 7600, This copy of windows is not genuine!"
It looks like someone else had this same issue and fixed with a reinstall of Windows 7. I'd say if worse comes to worse, a reinstall might do the trick.

Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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21 May 2010   #7

 

i don't know if THIS help but try it
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21 May 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

 

Once you audit the key from HD using keyfinder, Magical Jellybean or Belarc Advisor, reinsert it at Control Panel>System>Change Product Key.

This may require a robocall to MS during re-activation to sort the actual key from a batch key, but this is no problem normally.


If this fails or is unavailable, reset activation and remove error message by doing a Repair Install

It seems unusual that the COA sticker on a Windows 7 machine would be worn or faded so quickly. However since it would be less than a year old, you still have manufacturer's tech support which should also help you recover your system and reactivate.
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22 May 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

I just had this problem myself. I went to Microsoft's site and verified that my COA and CD were indeed legal. Then I downloaded a validation program called GenuineCheck.exe from Microsoft which after running, passed my version of windows. I have not had an issue since (Yet!). I did notice that the program downloaded an update before running so maybe on some versions of windows 7 there is a problem with the validation checker that originally comes with windows 7 and this fixes it. But who knows. I just hope this does not happen again.

I was kind of worried though after seeing that piece on the news about Amazon selling illegal software though I did not buy mine from Amazon, but from MWave. Still it makes one wonder about large companies like that, that do not check the merchandise they are selling.

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22 May 2010   #10

 

well.buy original things from trusted seller.
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