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Windows 7: Windows suddenly not genuine (KB3004394 ??)

18 Dec 2014   #21
GDW

Win7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Been a couple of hours now and no message so far, so fingers crossed. Out of curiosity what did that process do to stop the message ?


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18 Dec 2014   #22
GDW

Win7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Been a couple of hours now and it hasn't appeared, thanks Noel. Out of curiosity why did those set of actions work ? What did they do ?
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19 Dec 2014   #23
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Many AV's restrict access to parts of the system - and this process seems to have been heightened by the errors that the bad patch introduced. turning the AV off gives the system a chance to correct itself - hopefully permanently.
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20 Dec 2014   #24
GDW

Win7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Brilliant, doesn't seem to have come back - thanks again Noel you're a star. Have a great Christmas & New Year.
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