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  •  I always get the victim of counterfeiting message and now it is actually turned off some of my systems and I would like to fix it. I was informed there is a license key and keep your original install of windows the way you have it, instead of having to reinstall it and start over again.  The license key runs $55. Is this true? Or due I need the genine copy??

    Thursday, June 5, 2008 1:53 PM

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  • trishegg,

     

    If you have determined that the copy of Windows XP you have is non-genuine you can look into the Windows Genuine Advantage kit here at

     

    http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/FAQ.aspx?displaylang=en

     

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    Get genuine: How can I take advantage of the Microsoft genuine Windows offer?

    To check please do the following:

     

     

    In order to receive the best support, we request all users to initially run the Genuine Diagnostics tool.  The tool will try and identify the individual issue you may be experiencing.  Also, please provide a brief synopsis describing the issue including any error messages or codes. These can be found in the lower left hand corner of most Genuine Advantage Web pages when an error is encountered.

    Please download and run the MS Genuine Diagnostic Tool utility at this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 , then click the Windows tab, Copy to Clipboard, then paste the report into a New Post on this Forum.

     

    Lori MS

     

    Friday, June 6, 2008 12:16 AM

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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.

     

     

    Thursday, June 5, 2008 3:21 PM
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  • trishegg,

     

    If you have determined that the copy of Windows XP you have is non-genuine you can look into the Windows Genuine Advantage kit here at

     

    http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/FAQ.aspx?displaylang=en

     

    under

    Get genuine: How can I take advantage of the Microsoft genuine Windows offer?

    To check please do the following:

     

     

    In order to receive the best support, we request all users to initially run the Genuine Diagnostics tool.  The tool will try and identify the individual issue you may be experiencing.  Also, please provide a brief synopsis describing the issue including any error messages or codes. These can be found in the lower left hand corner of most Genuine Advantage Web pages when an error is encountered.

    Please download and run the MS Genuine Diagnostic Tool utility at this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 , then click the Windows tab, Copy to Clipboard, then paste the report into a New Post on this Forum.

     

    Lori MS

     

    Friday, June 6, 2008 12:16 AM