Error Code 0xC005F050 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I purchased a new laptop from Best Buy with Vista Home Premium
    I have been using the laptop after successful activation and
    now it is give error 0xC005F050 and telling me that the Product
    on the machine is not valid.

    Any help I can get?

    Friday, July 11, 2008 3:23 PM


  • Please follow this simple troubleshooting procedure:


    1. Download and run the MGA Diagnostic Tool: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012


    2. After running the MGA Diagnostic Tool, click on the "Windows" tab and then click on "Copy".


    3. Next, visit the following website and create a post in the "WGA Validation Problems" forum and paste the results of the WGA Diagnostic Data in a detailed post. http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/default.aspx?SiteID=25


    4. A WGA troubleshooting specialist will analyze the data and recommend an appropriate solution.


    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:24 PM
    • Unmarked as answer by Carl-S Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:23 AM
    • Marked as answer by Carl-S Thursday, August 28, 2008 4:23 AM
    Friday, July 11, 2008 3:38 PM