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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Aug 2012
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Posted By sandry
Hey Noel, I just wanted to say a huge Thank You!...

Hey Noel, I just wanted to say a huge Thank You! for your help in getting my system sorted (and for not talking to me as if I were stupid, which a lot of lesser experts seem to make a habit of). If I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I've installed all the updates that were waiting...

I've installed all the updates that were waiting followed by KB971033 at the end. I'm afraid I don't know which part of the report was telling you that it was broken in the previous report, so I'm...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
KB971033 is not showing up in the list of...

KB971033 is not showing up in the list of Installed Updates since the Repair Install, but it is in the list of updtes that are waiting to be installed. Should I go ahead and let them all install?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I'm sorry, that wasn't a very helpful comment...

I'm sorry, that wasn't a very helpful comment from me. All I meant was that I have tried several times, reading and rereading the product key.

But Noel, you were right, all was not lost, sure...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I have sad news :c( Although the repair...

I have sad news :c(

Although the repair install went very smoothly (great instructions by Brink btw), it all went pear-shaped when I got to the part about putting in my Prodiuct Key. Windows said...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Thanks Noel. This looks like a bit of a longer...

Thanks Noel. This looks like a bit of a longer job, I'm going to put it off until tomorrow when I will be able to do it without other distractions. I'll report back and let you know how it goes.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I think I got them all C:\Windows\system32>...

I think I got them all

C:\Windows\system32> sc sdshow plugplay

D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRR...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
OK, here we go. I'm glad all this makes sense to...

OK, here we go. I'm glad all this makes sense to you ;c)
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32> ICACLS...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Sadly, there was no change after the last attempt...

Sadly, there was no change after the last attempt Noel. There was no message box regarding an unauthorised change and no opportunity to enter a Product Key. The System page of my Control Panel still...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
@Kingsule5, just to confirm. No, I'm having none...

@Kingsule5, just to confirm. No, I'm having none of those problems. The system appears to be working perfectly except for this wretched "Not a genuine copy" business.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
That's absolutely fine. I'll have a gander at...

That's absolutely fine. I'll have a gander at that thread and look forward to hearing from you in due course :c)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Thanks for getting back to me Noel :c) ...

Thanks for getting back to me Noel :c)

C:\Windows\system32>DIR C:\Windows\System32\7b*.* /AH
Volume in drive C is Acer
Volume Serial Number is 6AE0-2930

Directory of C:\Windows\System32
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I'm very grateful for the help offered so far,...

I'm very grateful for the help offered so far, because I had no idea where to start with this problem, but would I be correct in assuming that the bright ideas have run out? I know mine sure have. If...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
After installing the CheckSUR tool (post #14), it...

After installing the CheckSUR tool (post #14), it was a while before the "not genuine" message came back, but come back it most surely did. So here is the output from listing the prefetch files and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
MGADiag Report Diagnostic Report...

MGADiag Report

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

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr =...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Definitely no errors from SFC. I ran it again to...

Definitely no errors from SFC. I ran it again to make sure:

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I dunno about "advanced". I spend my life in...

I dunno about "advanced". I spend my life in front of my machine, but in reality I know precious little about Windows and most of what we're doing is a foreign language. I'm just following your clear...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Transcript from commands: PS...

Transcript from commands:

PS C:\Users\Sandry> dir C:\Windows\System32\spp\tokens\pkeyconfig\pkeyconfig.xrm-ms


Directory: C:\Windows\System32\spp\tokens\pkeyconfig


Mode LastWriteTime...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
I ran a quick scan with scanned with Malwarebytes...

I ran a quick scan with scanned with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware last night. Nothing untoward was reported. I'm running a full scan as I write, but I think it's going to be a while. I'll report back on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Thanks for the quick reply Noel, The...

Thanks for the quick reply Noel,

The Software Protection service was set to Automatic (Delayed Start) but when I attempted to start it manually it failed immediately with the following error:...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 26,469
Posted By sandry
Windows 7 Build 7601 thinks it is not genuine.

I'm having a problem similar to many I have seen on these forums. Yesterday (2012.08.04) the little text message appeared in the bottom corner of the screen saying:
Windows 7
Build 7601
This copy...
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