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  • my sony vaio vgn-ns1ol on start up says an unauthorized change was made to windows and i must enter the product key when i enter the product key it says its invalid and comes up with the error code 0xC004F050
    Sunday, May 3, 2009 5:53 PM


  • Hello k3iron_e

      In order to receive the best support, we request all users initially download and run the Genuine Diagnostics tool (MGADiag.exe) at this link
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012. Click "Continue", click the “Windows” tab, and click the "Copy" button then “Paste” the report into a reply 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 http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/genuinevista/thread/8f7b332a-0513-417e-95e0-db64a656abdb.

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

    Thank you,
    Darin MS

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    • Marked as answer by Stephen Holm Monday, May 11, 2009 6:17 PM
    Monday, May 4, 2009 7:18 PM