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: Another non genuine copy of Windows that is in fact genuine problem

15 Jun 2015   #11
Russ Smith

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
System Restore is definitely worth trying - but you may have to go back further than you or I would like.

It could have taken up to thirty days before yu got the notifications, after the actual problem first occurred.
If you want me to try and work out the actual date, please post your event logs...

Open Event Viewer

click on theWindows logs entry in the left pane to expand it.

Now click on theApplication entry - wait while it loads.

Click on 'File'in the menu bar and select Save...

Save the file asAppevt.evtx

Repeat for theSystem log

then zip both,and upload them.
Thanks but at this point I think I'm going to do nothing more and take one last crack at convincing MS to give me an ultimate code for free.

If I can't do that I'm just going to see when I can fit in the time to reinstall Windows from scratch.

My experience with restore has never been good, it either doesn't work, or the user insists they've backed everything up, you restore, and they they inform you a critical file is missing from somewhere and it's not in their backup and you're screwed.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jun 2015   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

That feeling I know!
However, System restore is not supposed to touch User files at all - there's a long list of the locations and file extensions that it doesn't even look at, somewhere in there (which is user-editable, or at least used to be).
Even if it fails catastrophically (which itself is rare) it should be possible to easily extract all user data to external media so long as the user hasn't (like I do) strewn the data folders all over the drive.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Another non genuine copy of Windows that is in fact genuine problem

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
laptop says copy of windows 7 not genuine but it is genuine
Recently a note has appeared on bottom right of screen on my laptop which says-This copy of windows is not genuine. I know for a fact it is genuine as i only purchased it 0n the 3rd December 2010. I have not had any problems with it until the note appeared on my laptop last week. Can someone...
Windows Updates & Activation
this copy of windows is not genuine
i built this computer over 3 years ago and have been running on a valid oem win 7 pro lic. 3 days ago it started reporting not genuine. belarc reports the correct lic. have run defogger, combofix, jrt, full mbam (9 hrs), rkill, roguekiller, tdsskiller, tfc, adwcleaner, have NOT run tweaking .com...
Windows Updates & Activation
This copy of windows is not genuine
Please find below result for Microsoft diagnosis tool..... Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ----------------------------------------- Windows Validation Data--> Validation Code: 50 Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Updates & Activation
Problem: Build 7601 this copy of windows is not genuine
Hello! I've been experiencing this problem (Build 7601, questa copia di windows non autentica - I'm italian) since Windows did some automatic updates. Then the system rebooted and performed a scandisk. After that Windows started to say that I'm not using a genuine copy of the OS. This is the...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows not a Genuine copy
COA X15-53758 1. Ran Windows Activation update Successfully 2. Ran kb947821 System Readiness Tool min 10 times 3. Booted ran updates again just now error 80070057 10 updates went thru 4 failed but when i boot all updates keep reverting Cleaned out temp files and Software Distribution...
Windows Updates & Activation

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 20:24.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App