Having the same issues as thread Windows Validation, Really Annoying RRS feed

  • Question


    logged on saying my copy is not Valid cannot access control panel  windows will not validate using command prompt net start does not work either  bought my copy of vista less then a month ago at Future shop paid enough money for it not to have it be able to get updates.  This is a copy of Windows Vista Premium
    Friday, December 14, 2007 8:00 AM


  • Hello Annoyance,


      In order to recieve the best support, we request all users initially download and run the Genuine Diagnostics tool at this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012. Click "Continue" click the Windows tab, click the "Copy" button, then paste the report into a response message in this thread.

    If you do not have access to the Start Button:

    1) Login to Vista and Click the option that brings up Internet Explorer.

    2) Type: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 into the browser address bar.

    3) A window will come up asking if you want to Run or Save, Select Run

    4) When the program runs, Click the Continue button, then click the Copy button.

    5) Return to this thread by Typing: http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2553701&SiteID=25 into the browser address bar.

    6) In a reply post, Paste the Diagnostic Report.


    Thank you,
    Darin Smith
    WGA Forum Manager
    Friday, December 14, 2007 7:36 PM