Windows Vista is not valid RRS feed

  • Question

  • Here is the error that I am getting when I start Vista. The only two programs that I have installed within the last few days are Adobe Reader 9.1 (on 03/16/09) and Ad-Aware 8.0 (on 03/12/09). Both are Vista compliant.

    How do I correct this? This is really annoying and makes no sense. Why doesn't Vista valid the stupid "tamper" thing when a program is installed so that I don't have a problem three days later that I have to guess what's causing it?



    Ed Brancheau

    Diagnostic Report (1.9.0006.1):
    WGA Data-->
    Validation Status: Invalid License
    Validation Code: 50
    Online Validation Code: 0xc004d401
    Cached Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004d401
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-27HYQ-XTKW2-WQD8Q
    Windows Product Key Hash: U8YEZzymoD4DMyaMb32rPrNIS90=
    Windows Product ID: 89578-OEM-7332157-00061
    Windows Product ID Type: 2
    Windows License Type: OEM SLP
    Windows OS version: 6.0.6000.2.00010300.0.0.003
    ID: {16284E26-3B95-4655-B23D-E1ED4A2EC5AC}(3)
    Is Admin: Yes
    TestCab: 0x0
    WGA Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Product Name: Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium
    Architecture: 0x00000000
    Build lab: 6000.vista_gdr.080917-1612
    TTS Error: K:20090317191802440-M:20090317190948387-
    Validation Diagnostic:
    Resolution Status: N/A

    WgaER Data-->
    ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Version: 6.0.6002.16398

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    Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    File Exists: No
    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

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    Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    WGATray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

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    Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 - 100 Genuine
    Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007 - 100 Genuine
    OGA Version: Registered,
    Signed By: Microsoft
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    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Win32)
    Default Browser: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
    Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
    Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
    Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
    Active scripting: Allowed
    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

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    Licensing Data-->
    CScript Error: Can't find script engine "VBScript" for script "C:\Windows\system32\slmgr.vbs".

    HWID Data-->

    OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->

    OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
    BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes
    Windows marker version: 0x20000
    OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: yes
    BIOS Information:
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      SSDT            PTLTD         POWERNOW
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    Wednesday, March 18, 2009 3:39 AM


  • Hello Ed,

     "Why doesn't Vista valid the stupid "tamper" thing when a program is installed so that I don't have a problem three days later that I have to guess what's causing it?"

      To do that, either:
    A) Vista would have to run the program (right after it was installed) and on it's own, automaticly try every possible function of the program to see if one of the functions triggers the Tamper event. I'm not a programmer, but given how many programs that are, I can't see how you could program Vista to know how to 'try-out' every possible program ever made. 
    B) Microsoft would have to test every program ever written. Which, of course, is impossible. 

      Microsoft (and any other Operating System maker) has to depend on the Program Writers to test thier own software and inform the user which Operating System their software is compatible with.

      In addition, Malware can also cause this issue. (a Virus, Worm or Trojan are still just programs and can be just as incompatible, with an OS, as any other program) and most current Viruses are designed to install without the OS knowing.

      From your Diagnostic Report, I can confirm that your issue is a In Memory Mod-Auth tamper, which is caused by a Incompatible program. It is doubtful that Adobe Reader 9.1 or Ad-Aware 8.0 are the cause.  An easy way to confirm that they are not the cause is either set the programs to Not Run at startup (An incompatable program Must be running, to cause this problem) or just uninstall the programs (this ensures that none of their backgroud proccesses are running at start up)

     The fact that you are receiving the error at start-up tells me that the programs that is causing it, is also running at start-up. If, thru the process of elimination, you are still unable to find the program, you may need to start looking at the possibility that some sort of Malware is to blame.

      If that is the case, I encourage you to scan your system with whatever Anti-Virus program(s) you prefer (ensuring they are Vista compatible) as well using the '
    Windows Live Safety Scan for Windows Vista’ at <Removed by Moderator: Phone number and/or site link no longer in use>  You can also contact PC Safety, which is a Microsoft group, that provides free assistance with Malware infections.

    <Removed by Moderator: Phone number and/or site link no longer in use>

    Thank you,
    Darin SM

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    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, March 18, 2009 7:57 PM
    • Edited by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, April 10, 2012 7:10 PM <Removed by Moderator: Phone number and/or site link no longer in use>
    Wednesday, March 18, 2009 7:00 PM