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Windows 7: Suddenly Not Genuine Win 7

12 Dec 2014   #11
GEWB

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM
 
 

Wow, happened to me just one minute ago! Patched my test box on Tuesday then today, while NOT connected to the Internet, up popped the not genuine message but checking Control Panel > System shows it is OK.

Hmm.

Regards,
GEWB


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12 Dec 2014   #12
Oscworth

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank You richc46, I googled the kb number and found the update.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3024777

I downloaded it installed and have run the genuine check and passed.
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12 Dec 2014   #13
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Glad that it worked. I knew about the update because I received mine automatically last night.
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12 Dec 2014   #14
Oscworth

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The sense of relief now its fixed is amazing....A happy old man again

Getting that not genuine popup was like going through the check out and the alarm going off when you know you have paid
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14 Dec 2014   #15
GEWB

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM
 
 

Applied the patch yesterday.

Today the Not Genuine returned.

Regards,
GEWB
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14 Dec 2014   #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 follow the windows genuine instructions at the top of the forum index page
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