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Windows 7: May be a victom of software counterfeiting?

11 May 2009   #1
CalebDK

Windows Vista Home Basic x32 OEM
 
 
May be a victom of software counterfeiting?



what do i do? the link takes me here
Genuine Microsoft Software

which says this


plz help me make it go away plox


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11 May 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello CalebDK,

Did you use any hacks to remove the watermark on the desktop?
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11 May 2009   #3
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You may need to follow the Validation steps here:

Validate win 7
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11 May 2009   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi CalebDK,

Which version of W7 are you using? I tried to go through the validation process myself to see what would happen, but no success. I then noticed this:
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So we can infer from this that W7 will only be added to the validation procedure when it is available as a retail product. Just to clarify the confusion, although W7 is now in its RC phase of development, it is still classed as a Beta product because it is still undergoing testing prior to being released as a fully-fledged OS.


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11 May 2009   #5
CalebDK

Windows Vista Home Basic x32 OEM
 
 

I havnt used any hacks and it wasnt activated yet when i posted that and its x64 bit, but its activated now and havnt had it pop up since so :/
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11 May 2009   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Caleb, I'm happy to hear that seems to have sorted itself out.
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