Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows is reporting it isn't genuine

17 Jan 2013   #1
MaxandDad

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows is reporting it isn't genuine

I am having some problems with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit that match exactly with this thread - Windows is reporting it isn't genuine, Validation code 0x8004FE21

Here are the exact results from the commands that you told us to enter.

DIR C:\Windows\sppwinob.* /s
icacls c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll
sfc /scanfile=c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll
icacls c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Kurt>DIR C:\Windows\sppwinob.* /s
Volume in drive C is Win7
Volume Serial Number is 7682-E636

Directory of C:\Windows\System32

07/13/2009 08:41 PM 418,816 sppwinob.dll
1 File(s) 418,816 bytes

Directory of C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-s..-spp-plugin-windows_3
1bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_6daf1bf0165f608f

07/13/2009 08:41 PM 418,816 sppwinob.dll
1 File(s) 418,816 bytes

Total Files Listed:
2 File(s) 837,632 bytes
0 Dir(s) 641,957,888 bytes free

C:\Users\Kurt>icacls c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll
c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller:(F)
BUILTIN\Administrators:(RX)
NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(RX)
BUILTIN\Users:(RX)

Successfully processed 1 files; Failed processing 0 files

C:\Users\Kurt>sfc /scanfile=c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll


Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.

C:\Users\Kurt>icacls c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll
c:\windows\system32\sppwinob.dll NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller:(F)
BUILTIN\Administrators:(RX)
NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(RX)
BUILTIN\Users:(RX)

Successfully processed 1 files; Failed processing 0 files

C:\Users\Kurt>

Any responses would be nice.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Jan 2013   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

In order to completely troubleshoot Windows validation & activation issues, please perform the following:

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

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

Regards,
Golden
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2013   #3
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

As Golden says - we need the full report from MGADiag to be able to properly diagnose the problem.
There are literally thousands of reasons why your machine may be showing as non-genuine, and without the report, we have no idea where to start looking.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Windows is reporting it isn't genuine




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 reporting wrong CPU and RAM
I thought my motherboard was out after I couldnt get it to start. So I put my hard drive into another machine, activated Windows and everything was good. Then realized what was wrong with my MB was the cat had chewed through a cable connected to the front usb which was causing a fault. So removed...
General Discussion
Windows reporting as not genuine after hard disk swap
I recently swapped out the hard drive on my laptop, replacing a 500gb with a 750gb (2 partitions, main partition where Windows resides left unchanged in size) and shortly thereafter started getting warning messages that my Windows 7 is not genuine. Not sure if they're related, but the proximity of...
Windows Updates & Activation
My Windows 7 reporting it isn't genuine, Error code 0x8004FE21
Hi, I have Windows 7 Home premium and running for many years on Dell 1558. Its genuine and shipped with Dell laptop and all of a sudden it throws this below error: Please advise and TIA. http://i.imgur.com/m6F48DQ.png and MGADiag report is
Windows Updates & Activation
Win7 suddenly reporting not genuine
My lenovo laptop (W510 running 7 Ultimate 4) suddenly started reporting that windows is not genuine. MGADiag still shows it as genuine but reports several system files with file mismatch File Scan Data--> File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watadminsvc.exe File Mismatch:...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows is reporting it isn't genuine, Validation code 0x8004FE21
Hi, So I've had this machine for nearly 2 years now and just recently I started getting errors stating Windows wasn't genuine. I browsed forums and tried to find a fix before I decided to reinstall but so far haven't been able to stop it. Below is my diagnostic report from the Genuine Advantage...
Windows Updates & Activation
Why is Windows reporting AMD64?
My processor is a Intel Core 2 duo CPU E8400 and I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and XP mode. The motherboard uses Intel ICH10 Southbridge. Device manager shows the correct processor. However several times when using either Windows tools or other tools I see AMD64 mentioned as the...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:49.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App