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Windows 7: Restart->Windows not genuine| Win+PauseBreak->activated

09 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Restart->Windows not genuine| Win+PauseBreak->activated

After i restart my pc there is a watermark: Windows 7 Build 7600 This copy of windows is not genuine. But it's going away if i check (Win+PauseBreak) for the next restart.
Why is it happening and how can i solve it?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2010   #2

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

Try going to System Properties and scrolling down to the activation data and selecting "Change Product Key" link and reentering your activation key again.

EDIT: If for some reason that doesn't work, then try one of the methods described here:
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Restart->Windows not genuine| Win+PauseBreak->activated

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