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Windows 7: Suddenly getting pop-up box saying W7 not genuine

28 Jan 2011   #1
mystvearn

Windows 7 64 bit Pro
 
 
Suddenly getting pop-up box saying W7 not genuine

Hi,

I was restarting my pc because the keyboard didn't work but the mouse work. Then I got this pop-up box prior to entering the OS saying your copy of windows may not be genuine with two options:Get genuine now and ask me later. There was a 0x0 at the box somewhere. When I said get genuine now, it says your windows is now genuine. Anyone obtaining this as well?


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28 Jan 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mystvearn View Post
Hi,

I was restarting my pc because the keyboard didn't work but the mouse work. Then I got this pop-up box prior to entering the OS saying your copy of windows may not be genuine with two options:Get genuine now and ask me later. There was a 0x0 at the box somewhere. When I said get genuine now, it says your windows is now genuine. Anyone obtaining this as well?

Lots of things can change wga including your clock time being off, a disk defragger, and many others. As long as it genuine now dont worry


ken J
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29 Jan 2011   #3
Nibiru2008

Windows 7 Professional X64 Build 7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 

You might also go to the Windows 7 Validation web page and run their validation check ActiveX plugin and see what you get there.

Be sure to do this with IE8 though. Go here to run the check: Genuine Microsoft Software

You can also try this method too.
To validate that Windows 7 is genuine is to click on Start, then type in activate windows in the search box.

If your copy of Windows 7 is activated and genuine, you will get a message that says “Activation was successful” and you will see the Microsoft Genuine software logo on the right hand side.
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29 Jan 2011   #4
mystvearn

Windows 7 64 bit Pro
 
 

It has already been activated when I first installed it some time ago. No idea why it happend then.
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29 Jan 2011   #5
FijiJohn

Win7 Ultimate x64 +Win 7 Pro x64
 
 

My copy of Ultimate (from the Redmond company store) did that. I thought it was quite funny that MS could think a copy they sold directly was not genuine.
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