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Trying to Update DirectX leads to the infamous [0xC004C4A5]... RRS feed

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  • It seems to me that this validation issue is linked with people trying to update their DirectX.

    What stuck out to me was this in the Diagnoastic Report:

    "OGA Version: Failed to retrieve file version. - 0x80070002"

    I have had this issue before simply updating other software for Windows - but this is the first time it actually completely unvalidated my Windows Vista.

    Just like everybodye else: I'm Pissed Off.


    Diagnostic Report (1.7.0039.0):
    -----------------------------------------
    WGA Data-->
    Validation Status: Invalid License
    Detailed Status: 0x0
    Cached / Grace status: 0xc004c4a5 / 0x0
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-HGMRP-6HYWH-QJYP6
    Windows Product Key Hash: kan3CZy1KQZw30S5WfectnrXc/8=
    Windows Product ID: 89578-015-5270824-71808
    Windows Product ID Type: 5
    CSVLK Server: N/A
    CSVLK PID: N/A
    Windows License Type: Retail
    Windows OS version: 6.0.6000.2.00010300.0.0.003
    ID: {ADF16E84-05A6-47D4-AAFA-394708BEA29C}(3)
    Is Admin: Yes
    Commit / Reboot / BRT: (N/A, hr = 0xc004f012) / 0x0 / (N/A, hr = 0xc004f012)
    WGA Version: Registered, 1.7.36.0
    Signed By: Microsoft
    Product Name: Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium
    Architecture: 0x00000000
    Build lab: 6000.vista_rtm.061101-2205
    TTS Error: K:20070224143737514-M:20070224143437609-
    Validation Diagnostic:
    Resolution Status: N/A

    Notifications Data-->
    Cached Result: N/A
    File Exists: No
    Version: N/A
    WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGA Data-->
    Office Status: 114 Blocked VLK 2
    OGA Version: Failed to retrieve file version. - 0x80070002
    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Office Diagnostics: FCEE394C-2993-80070002_025D1FF3-282-80041013_025D1FF3-170-80041013_025D1FF3-171-1_025D1FF3-434-80040154_025D1FF3-178-80040154_025D1FF3-179-2_025D1FF3-185-80070002_025D1FF3-199-3

    Browser Data-->
    Proxy settings: N/A
    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Win32)
    Default Browser: C:\PROGRA~1\MOZILL~1\FIREFOX.exe
    Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
    Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
    Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
    Active scripting: Allowed
    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

    File Scan Data-->

    Other data-->
    Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{ADF16E84-05A6-47D4-AAFA-394708BEA29C}</UGUID><Version>1.7.0039.0</Version><OS>6.0.6000.2.00010300.0.0.003</OS><Architecture>x32</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-QJYP6</PKey><PID>89578-015-5270824-71808</PID><PIDType>5</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-2705449489-1931410630-1677823754</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Sony Corporation</Manufacturer><Model>VGC-RB40</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Intel Corp.</Manufacturer><Version>EV91510A.04T.0051.2005.0313.1931</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="3"/><Date>20050313000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>B253327701844E7D</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Eastern Standard Time(GMT-05:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>2</stat><msppid></msppid><name>Sony Electronics Inc.</name><model>VAIO Computer</model></SBID><OEM/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>114</Result><Products><Product GUID="{90280409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0050048383C9}"><LegitResult>114</LegitResult><Name>Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage</Name><Ver>10</Ver><Val>39476F84C4B4004</Val><Hash>4iCnywwNW1w4s9ukTIwGMGxyGic=</Hash><Pid>54185-640-0000025-17090</Pid><PidType>14</PidType></Product></Products></Office></Software></GenuineResults> 


    Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:07 AM

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  • I'll repeat this one more time, it's not due to the DX update, nor is it due to the game bioshock. There are people who are experiencing these problems who installed neither of these things. It appears more like everyone is having the same problem.

    So far the only thing that I could think of that we all have in common is Windows Update.
    Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:22 AM
  • The only thing that I have changed recently on my PC was the installation of Office 2007 - short of that no changes to hardware etc, and yes I have completed Windows updates - it is always checking for this.

    Gary
    Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:32 AM
  • Thank you for the varification!
    Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:33 AM
  • For anyone who is interested, here is a screen dump of what MS updates I have had over the last month.
    I wonder which one broke it?

    Gary

    http://img187.imageshack.us/my.php?image=updateaf8.jpg

    Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:37 AM
  • Your last update is for Defender so there aren't any updates that could have cause this, it looks like its a validation issue on Microsoft server, because i've just re tried to validate again and got an error on the page, it didn't go pass validation procedure, as i've refreshed it did work but again it said its not genuine and i'm using ultimate 32bit, fresh install like 10hrs ago (100% legit). Not good microsoft!
    Saturday, August 25, 2007 3:55 AM
  • Hello Hunter,

     

      This issue should be resolved (see http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2054756&SiteID=25)


    0xc004c4a5

    If you are still having issue, please create a new post with a full description of the issue.


    Thank you,
    Darin Smith
    WGA Forum Manager

    Monday, September 17, 2007 8:15 PM