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  • Question

  • i bought used dell inspiron  PC which has a COA behind it, but still it is showing me error of gneuine copy of window. it is preinstalled with Media edition 2005.

    from the above link i m getthing this information

    Genuine validation status: invalid key

     product key:-  *****-******-****----------------------------

       this is not the same product key behind my pc on COA.

    so what can i do now. is there anyway to get same media edition on this pc.so that i should not get this message again.

    please respond to me

    Wednesday, May 10, 2006 12:33 PM

Answers

  • Try the following workaround: The WGA Diagnostic Tool has been updated to correct a problem experienced by some users. Please download and execute it from: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 After running the tool, please return to Windows Update and try again.
    Wednesday, May 10, 2006 1:17 PM
    Moderator

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  • Try the following workaround: The WGA Diagnostic Tool has been updated to correct a problem experienced by some users. Please download and execute it from: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 After running the tool, please return to Windows Update and try again.
    Wednesday, May 10, 2006 1:17 PM
    Moderator
  • After updating it will display as" window is not genuine"

    Please try to re-install the orignal

    Wednesday, May 10, 2006 2:30 PM