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Windows 7: Windows 7 not genuine

09 May 2015   #11

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

This is the line in slmgr that is generating the error...
    For Each objProduct in GetProductCollection(ProductIsPrimarySkuSelectClause & ", " & _
This relates to the following function...
Function GetProductCollection(strSelect, strWhere)
    Dim colProducts
    On Error Resume Next
    If strWhere = EmptyWhereClause Then
        Set colProducts = g_objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT " & strSelect & " FROM " & ProductClass)
        Set colProducts = g_objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT " & strSelect & " FROM " & ProductClass & " WHERE " & strWhere)
        End If
    set GetProductCollection = colProducts    
End Function
...which is where slmgr queries the registry to discover the installed product data.

So, either slmgr doesn't have the proper permissions to do the job in the first place, or something has corrupted the permissions on the relevant registry keys.

Let's have a look at the Event logs - they may show where things are going astray.

Open Event Viewer
click on the Windows logs entry in the left pane to expand it.
Now click on the Application entry - wait while it loads.
Click on 'File' in the menu bar and select Save...
Save the file as Appevt.evtx
Repeat for the System log
then zip both, and upload them.

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