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  • I have a permanent message in the bottom right corner of my screen reading ' Windows Vista (TM) Build 6000 This copy of is not valid' my copy of windows is valid as i purchased my laptop froma best buy and so therefore shwould be valid. I have Windows Vista Home Premium Package but i am only being able to us the basic home package. I believe the problem is with windows aero but am not sure i have been onto the cmd and ran the process and rebooted twice but that did not seem to work i have also tried to validate via the windows website please help




    jamie edwards

    Monday, December 24, 2007 2:13 AM


  • Hello Jamie Edd,


      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=2589888&SiteID=25 into the browser address bar.

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


    Thank you,
    Darin Smith
    WGA Forum Manager
    Thursday, December 27, 2007 11:09 PM