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  • I PURCHASED MY LAPTOP 1 YEAR BACK WITH PREINSTALLED WINDOWS VISTA HOME BASIC FROM MANUFACTURER HCL. ABOUT 2 WEEKS BACK LAPTOP STARTED GIVING MESSEGE THAT MY COPY IS NOT GENUINE AND I NEED TO ACTIVATE IT. THE MESSAGE DISPLAYED WAS "Windows Vista (TM) Build 6001 This copy of Windows is not genuine". I PURCHASED THE MACHINE WITH COMPANY INSTALLED WINDOWS. THE COPY IS GENUINE SO PLEASE TELL ME WHAT TO DO

    Sunday, August 31, 2008 6:53 PM

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  • Hello Gauravsoanikar,



    First off, there is a Support Doc: "You may be prompted to activate Windows Vista on a computer on which Windows Vista was already activated by a Volume License or OEM installation" at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;931573  That I believe is specific to your issue. Please follow the resolution portion of the doc.

     If that does not resolve your issue, please follow the steps below. If the first set of steps does not resolve, move on to the next set of steps.

     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Step set #1

     1) Open Internet Explorer

    2) A Browser will open, type: %windir%\system32 into the address field

    3) Find the file cmd.exe

    4) Right Click on the cmd.exe and select Run as Administrator

    5) Type: cscript slmgr.vbs -rilc (It may take a long time for this to complete, please be patient)

    6) Hit the Enter key

    7) Reboot 2 times

     -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Step set #2

     

    1) Open Internet Browser

    2) Type %windir%\system32 into the browser address bar.

    3) Find the file CMD.exe

    4) Right-Click on CMD.exe and select Run as Administrator

    5) Type: net stop slsvc  (it may ask you if you are sure, select yes)

    6) Type: cd %windir%\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareLicensing

    7) Type: rename tokens.dat tokens.bar

    8) Type: cd %windir%\system32

    9) Type net start slsvc

    10) Reboot Twice

    11) Vista may require you to enter a Product Key (use the COA SLP key found on the sticker on the side or bottom of your computer) and Activate. Use the Activate by Phone method outlined below

     

    Activate by Phone steps:

     

    a) If you have access to the Start button: Click the Start button, and type in "slui.exe 4" in the search field and then press the "Enter" key. This will bring up the Activate by Phone dialog window. Follow the steps provided by the window. The phone activation process should only take about 6 minutes.


    b) If you do not have access to the Start button: Reboot and login to Vista, a dialog window will come up. In that window, click the option "Access computer with reduced functionality". Once you do that, Internet Explorer or Firefox browser will open. In the address bar type "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" press enter, a new window will come up, type: slui 4 and hit enter and follow steps to Activate over the Phone.


    NOTE: The key to this process is that you need to talk to a Live Activation Rep! When you first call, you will be interacting with an Automated Voice, either select the option to talk to a Live Rep or if there is no option, do not enter any numbers. This should force the automated voice to transfer you to a Live Rep




    Thank you,


    Stephen Holm, MS
    WGA Forum Manager

    Stephen Holm
    • Marked as answer by Stephen Holm Wednesday, September 3, 2008 4:59 PM
    Wednesday, September 3, 2008 4:56 PM

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    Cached Validation Code: 0x0
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    Windows Product Key Hash: OKUfoYKO+sFMls6p7jzXIaZibfw=
    Windows Product ID: 89572-OEM-7332166-00239
    Windows Product ID Type: 2
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    Architecture: 0x00000000
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    Validation Diagnostic:
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    Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002



    Diagnostic Report (1.7.0095.0):
    -----------------------------------------
    WGA Data-->
    Validation Status: Invalid License
    Validation Code: 50
    Online Validation Code: 0xc004c533
    Cached Validation Code: 0x0
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-M26PW-KW8J3-Y9GY8
    Windows Product Key Hash: OKUfoYKO+sFMls6p7jzXIaZibfw=
    Windows Product ID: 89572-OEM-7332166-00239
    Windows Product ID Type: 2
    Windows License Type: OEM SLP
    Windows OS version: 6.0.6001.2.00010300.1.0.002
    CSVLK Server: N/A
    CSVLK PID: N/A
    ID: {0D56F976-E13A-49A7-A557-A2C6EDB6E922}(1)
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    TestCab: 0x0
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    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Product Name: Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic
    Architecture: 0x00000000
    Build lab: 6001.vistasp1_gdr.080425-1930
    TTS Error:
    Validation Diagnostic:
    Resolution Status: N/A

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    ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Version: 6.0.6002.16398

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

    OGA Notifications Data-->
    Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WGATray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGA Data-->
    Office Status: 114 Blocked VLK 2
    Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 - 114 Blocked VLK 2
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    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
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    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
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    Diagnostic Report (1.7.0095.0):
    -----------------------------------------
    WGA Data-->
    Validation Status: Invalid License
    Validation Code: 50
    Online Validation Code: 0xc004c533
    Cached Validation Code: 0x0
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-M26PW-KW8J3-Y9GY8
    Windows Product Key Hash: OKUfoYKO+sFMls6p7jzXIaZibfw=
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    Windows Product ID Type: 2
    Windows License Type: OEM SLP
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    CSVLK Server: N/A
    CSVLK PID: N/A
    ID: {0D56F976-E13A-49A7-A557-A2C6EDB6E922}(1)
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    Architecture: 0x00000000
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    Validation Diagnostic:
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    WGA Notifications Data-->
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    OGA Notifications Data-->
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    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WGATray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

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    Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
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    Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002



    • Marked as answer by Stephen Holm Wednesday, September 3, 2008 4:58 PM
    • Unmarked as answer by Stephen Holm Wednesday, September 3, 2008 4:59 PM
    Sunday, August 31, 2008 6:58 PM
  • Hi GAURAVSOANKAR,

    To fix your issue, you should change your product id from the one that was pre-installed, to the one that is located on the sticker that should be attached to your computer.

    You can do this by clicking Start, right-clicking on "Computer", selecting Properties" and clicking "Change product key" (lower right hand side of the window). If this is unsuccessful, try the following:

    1) Click the Start button

    2) Type: slui.exe 3 and hit the Enter key

    3) Type in the Product key from the sticker on your computer

    4) Click the Next button.

    5) You will be asked if want to Activate, click ok

    6) It will attempt to Activate by the internet and will return an Invalid Key error (this is ok, continue to step 7)

    7) Click the Start button

    8) Type: slui.exe 4 and hit the Enter key

    9) Select your location in the drop down menu and click the Next button

    10) The next screen provides the number to call to Activate by Phone

    NOTE: when you call that number, you will first hear an Automated Voice that will try to Activate Vista for you. If the Automated Voice gives you an option to talk to a Live Activation Rep, select that option. If not, do not enter any numbers. This should force the Automated Voice to transfer you to a Live Activation Rep. Trying to Activate through the Automated Voice will not work, in your case, only thru the Live Activation Rep will your Activation be successful.

    If you do not find your product id attached to the outside of your computer, contact the manufacturer for further information



    MiCCAS.net Free PC Services
    Monday, September 1, 2008 7:57 AM
  • since my laptop more than a year old the product key on the sticker is not very clear,its very blurred now. can u tell me some other way to know the product id except contacting the manufacturer as their service is very bad and i m not getting any phone number of their helpline
    i would also like to know that what could be the probable reason for this error because i trust very much on genuine OS and still this problem came infront of me.
    Monday, September 1, 2008 4:47 PM
  • Hello Gauravsoanikar,



    First off, there is a Support Doc: "You may be prompted to activate Windows Vista on a computer on which Windows Vista was already activated by a Volume License or OEM installation" at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;931573  That I believe is specific to your issue. Please follow the resolution portion of the doc.

     If that does not resolve your issue, please follow the steps below. If the first set of steps does not resolve, move on to the next set of steps.

     ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Step set #1

     1) Open Internet Explorer

    2) A Browser will open, type: %windir%\system32 into the address field

    3) Find the file cmd.exe

    4) Right Click on the cmd.exe and select Run as Administrator

    5) Type: cscript slmgr.vbs -rilc (It may take a long time for this to complete, please be patient)

    6) Hit the Enter key

    7) Reboot 2 times

     -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Step set #2

     

    1) Open Internet Browser

    2) Type %windir%\system32 into the browser address bar.

    3) Find the file CMD.exe

    4) Right-Click on CMD.exe and select Run as Administrator

    5) Type: net stop slsvc  (it may ask you if you are sure, select yes)

    6) Type: cd %windir%\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareLicensing

    7) Type: rename tokens.dat tokens.bar

    8) Type: cd %windir%\system32

    9) Type net start slsvc

    10) Reboot Twice

    11) Vista may require you to enter a Product Key (use the COA SLP key found on the sticker on the side or bottom of your computer) and Activate. Use the Activate by Phone method outlined below

     

    Activate by Phone steps:

     

    a) If you have access to the Start button: Click the Start button, and type in "slui.exe 4" in the search field and then press the "Enter" key. This will bring up the Activate by Phone dialog window. Follow the steps provided by the window. The phone activation process should only take about 6 minutes.


    b) If you do not have access to the Start button: Reboot and login to Vista, a dialog window will come up. In that window, click the option "Access computer with reduced functionality". Once you do that, Internet Explorer or Firefox browser will open. In the address bar type "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" press enter, a new window will come up, type: slui 4 and hit enter and follow steps to Activate over the Phone.


    NOTE: The key to this process is that you need to talk to a Live Activation Rep! When you first call, you will be interacting with an Automated Voice, either select the option to talk to a Live Rep or if there is no option, do not enter any numbers. This should force the automated voice to transfer you to a Live Rep




    Thank you,


    Stephen Holm, MS
    WGA Forum Manager

    Stephen Holm
    • Marked as answer by Stephen Holm Wednesday, September 3, 2008 4:59 PM
    Wednesday, September 3, 2008 4:56 PM
  • I hava a F565LA hp laptop with windows vista home basic, it was returned to the manufcturer cause´ has problems with hdd and when it came to me with a new hdd drive instaled, I see first a screen with 3 options: change product serial number, activate windows and another one that I don´t remember in this time, I reactivate windows, change the product serial key using the stiker added to the back of the laptop, and windows Start succefuly but showing a message that´s tell, windows is not original, then I came to this forum, i made that´s steps from the 1 to the 5 step cause´s in the step 6 6) It will attempt to Activate by the internet and will return an Invalid Key error (this is ok, continue to step 7)
    there I get a contrary result IT¨s Was Succeful but the message it´s Still showing, when i start windows and in the inferior right corner of the desktop

    What should I do?


    Thansk

    Thursday, September 4, 2008 4:55 PM