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  • i am the victim of software counterfeiting running windows xp how do i fix this
    • Moved by Stephen BootsMVP Tuesday, July 28, 2009 6:35 PM off topic for MSE forum (From:Microsoft Security Essentials: Getting Started and Upgrading)
    Tuesday, July 28, 2009 5:51 PM


  • Hello mtb1099,

      Please go to http://microsoft.com/genuine and click the Validate Windows button. 

    If it Validates as Genuine, you are fine.

    If it Validates as Non-Genuine, you will be provided information on how to order a WGA Kit. A WGA kit consists of a Genuine copy of Windows (sent by mail) and a Valid Windows Product Key (sent by email) sold at a substantial discount.

    Hope that helps,
    Darin MS 
    Wednesday, July 29, 2009 6:08 PM