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Windows 7: Message box informs me that windows7 is not genuine!

15 Apr 2012   #11
Coriolanus

windows7 64 bit
 
 

Dear NoelDP. I came back from holiday (friday the 13th) and logged on as usual. The system crashed before windows powered and when I started in safe mode I was given the option in the safe mode screen to repair windows. I clicked this option and the repair started. I thought the system was frozen because, for a long time, nothing seemed to happen. However eventually I was told that the repair had been completed. Since then I have windows update back online and no problems with pop-up messages telling me that windows is not genuine. A backlog of updates has also been installed. I would like to thank you for your help and advice but it seems that Windows eventually recognised there was a problem and 'self repaired'.

Regards,

Coriolanus


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15 Apr 2012   #12
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

WTG!
Please post a new MGADiag report, so that we can check that everything is OK - often such repairs merey put th emachine into 'grace mode', and will end up non-genuine again after the ende of the grace period.
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22 May 2012   #13
sassofalco

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - SP1
 
 
Problem solved except for feedback

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Coriolanus View Post
Dear NoelDP. I came back from holiday (friday the 13th) and logged on as usual. The system crashed before windows powered and when I started in safe mode I was given the option in the safe mode screen to repair windows. I clicked this option and the repair started. I thought the system was frozen because, for a long time, nothing seemed to happen. However eventually I was told that the repair had been completed. Since then I have windows update back online and no problems with pop-up messages telling me that windows is not genuine. A backlog of updates has also been installed. I would like to thank you for your help and advice but it seems that Windows eventually recognised there was a problem and 'self repaired'.

Regards,

Coriolanus
Hi Coriolanus,

....can you please post feedback as asked for by NoelDP....every bit of information helps someone else, sometime - there's a good lad.
...and then hit the " ! " in the triangle top right to report back that the problem has been solved. You never know, it could earn you some rep!

The Sepoys
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23 May 2012   #14
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Hi Tony long time no see, hope you're keeping OK.
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12 Nov 2012   #15
carputer93

windows 7
 
 

I have the same problem but my computer is never connected to the internet I usually connect it to do updates and surf the web here and there. So I got the message and I checked the action center and it installed the security essential updates and the warning hasn't popped up it might be something going around
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12 Nov 2012   #16
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Please start a new thread of your own, and post deatils and an MGADiag report there.
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