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  • fire1836,

     

    Please follow the steps outlined below as it could either resolve your issue or, if need be, provide us with additional information to determine the cause of this issue.

     

    1.      Ensure you log onto the computer experiencing the issue with “Administrator” rights.

    2.      Next we would like to confirm that you are running the most current version of the Genuine Advantage control on your computer. Please follow the below link and choose the “Validate Office” option.

     

    http://www.microsoft.com/genuine

     

    Follow the steps that Carey provided if the instructions above has not resolved the issue at hand.

     

    I hope this has helped!

     

    Lori MS

    Friday, May 30, 2008 4:29 PM

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  • 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.

     

    Monday, May 26, 2008 9:05 PM
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  • fire1836,

     

    Please follow the steps outlined below as it could either resolve your issue or, if need be, provide us with additional information to determine the cause of this issue.

     

    1.      Ensure you log onto the computer experiencing the issue with “Administrator” rights.

    2.      Next we would like to confirm that you are running the most current version of the Genuine Advantage control on your computer. Please follow the below link and choose the “Validate Office” option.

     

    http://www.microsoft.com/genuine

     

    Follow the steps that Carey provided if the instructions above has not resolved the issue at hand.

     

    I hope this has helped!

     

    Lori MS

    Friday, May 30, 2008 4:29 PM