error code 0xc004f050 RRS feed

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  • hi dont no if you can help my girlfriends computer was working ok and fine she had just downloaded sp2 thru updates and then had to do a restore to the same day because she had audio device then all was fine and dandy she said she saw something about activation pop up but was already restarting pc when she turned back on she was faced with black screen and 3 options to put product key in she tried and got error code i got her to try mine and same code appears 0xc004f050 is there any way of rescuing this situation ........ thanx in advance
    • Moved by Carey FrischMVP, Editor Monday, September 21, 2009 11:31 AM Moved to relevant category (From:Windows Vista Validation Issues (Windows Vista))
    Monday, September 21, 2009 9:31 AM


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  • To help us analyze and troubleshoot the issue you are experiencing, please download and run the Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostics Tool
    Once you run the tool, click on the Continue button, then click on the Copy button and paste the report into your post. 

    Thank you!

    Carey Frisch
    Monday, September 21, 2009 11:33 AM
  • thing is she cant get into her comp now this thing comes up after she puts her password in and it just gives the 3 options enter key enter another key or go on line and buy a key cant understand why she has been locked out of her comp thanx
    Monday, September 21, 2009 1:16 PM
  • hello any help on this
    Monday, September 21, 2009 4:28 PM
  • You can recover from the reduced functionality mode by "rearming" Vista.  This gallery here shows you how. 
    Carey Frisch
    Monday, September 21, 2009 4:39 PM
  • sorry it keeps coming up with not enough quota is available for this command what next
    Monday, September 21, 2009 7:00 PM
  • Hello darkie666,

      If you are unable to run the Diagnostic Report, please create a (no cost) support request at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52029 for assistance.

    Thank you,
    Darin MS
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:12 PM
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 8:12 PM