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  • Hi all,

    I have a real quick question for ya'll.  I'm sure it's been answered a hundred times before but can't find any real answer that fixes the problem.  I have a compaq laptop that was working just fine.  We restarted the computer and got the 'activation' screen.  I tried activating using my key but it said 'invalid'.  I cancelled the activation and started looking for fixes.  I can no longer get back to the activation.  It won't give me the option to activate by phone.   The screen gives me only one option and that's "resolve now".  I can only go online to a Microsoft website that is not useful at all.

    I purchased this laptop with windows 7 on it about two weeks ago.  I've had no problems until today.  It's a compaq laptop.   I have tried the slui.exe 4 trick but like i said it does not provide me with the option to activate by phone.  I have included my diagnostics tool log as it seemed essential.  Can someone please help me?

     

    Thanks,

    Jayson

     

    Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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    Windows Validation Data-->

    Validation Code: 50
    Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-7DF38-XJBYD-F2MYQ
    Windows Product Key Hash: rny4/bOQL+cskQQ/sAhGcPUcM3Q=
    Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-9808712-56212
    Windows Product ID Type: 8
    Windows License Type: COA SLP
    Windows OS version: 6.1.7600.2.00010300.0.0.003
    ID: {15FF69F7-5B7F-48A8-BEF9-C8714329949F}(3)
    Is Admin: Yes
    TestCab: 0x0
    LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
    Architecture: 0x00000009
    Build lab: 7600.win7_gdr.100226-1909
    TTS Error: T:20100806181116884-
    Validation Diagnostic:
    Resolution Status: N/A

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

    Windows XP Notifications Data-->
    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

    OGA Notifications Data-->
    Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

    OGA Data-->
    Office Status: 109 N/A
    OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
    Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
    Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258-3

    Browser Data-->
    Proxy settings: N/A
    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)
    Default Browser: C:\Program Files (x86)\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

    File Scan Data-->

    Other data-->
    Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{15FF69F7-5B7F-48A8-BEF9-C8714329949F}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>6.1.7600.2.00010300.0.0.003</OS><Architecture>x64</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-F2MYQ</PKey><PID>00359-OEM-9808712-56212</PID><PIDType>8</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-2116401951-3933507949-571164198</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Hewlett-Packard</Manufacturer><Model>Presario CQ62 Notebook PC</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Hewlett-Packard</Manufacturer><Version>F.0A</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="6"/><Date>20100608000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>7AB83607018400F4</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Eastern Standard Time(GMT-05:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM><OEMID>HPQOEM</OEMID><OEMTableID>SLIC-MPC</OEMTableID></OEM><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults> 

    Spsys.log Content: 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

    Licensing Data-->
    Software licensing service version: 6.1.7600.16385

    Name: Windows(R) 7, HomePremium edition
    Description: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, OEM_COA_SLP channel
    Activation ID: 5e017a8a-f3f9-4167-b1bd-ba3e236a4d8f
    Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
    Extended PID: 00359-00196-087-156212-02-1033-7600.0000-2202010
    Installation ID: 015642038241074533445335504291826993194403037834316923
    Processor Certificate URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88338
    Machine Certificate URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88339
    Use License URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88341
    Product Key Certificate URL: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=88340
    Partial Product Key: F2MYQ
    License Status: Notification
    Notification Reason: 0xC004FE00.
    Remaining Windows rearm count: 4
    Trusted time: 8/8/2010 8:18:51 PM

    Windows Activation Technologies-->
    HrOffline: 0x00000000
    HrOnline: 0xC004C533
    HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
    Event Time Stamp: 8:8:2010 18:59
    ActiveX: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
    Admin Service: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
    HealthStatus Bitmask Output:


    HWID Data-->
    HWID Hash Current: LAAAAAEAAQABAAEAAAABAAAAAgABAAEAJJQCL4B20Eni+lyuWHK4cCyGKj8=

    OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->
    N/A

    OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
    BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes
    Windows marker version: 0x20001
    OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: yes
    BIOS Information:
      ACPI Table Name    OEMID Value    OEMTableID Value
      APIC            HP            1444   
      FACP            HP            1444   
      HPET            HP            1444   
      BOOT            HP            1444   
      MCFG            HP            1444   
      SLIC            HPQOEM        SLIC-MPC
      SSDT            AMD           POWERNOW


    Monday, August 9, 2010 12:29 AM

Answers

  • Hello Ravadac,

    TTS Error: T:20100806181116884-

     Your Diagnostic Report is telling me that your Windows is suffering from a Trusted Store Tamper.  (This type of issue seems to be rare in Windows 7 as I have seen this a few times).   In Windows, there are files that have, what is known as, a Digital Signature. A Digital Signature is an industry standard that ensures that a file is, in fact, from the specified source. If a file is modified, in any way, the Diagital Signature is broken. 

    Example: lets say you get a Printer Driver that is Digitally Signed from HP. Since the Digital Signature was created by a Trusted Source (HP) a Certificate is created within Window's Trusted Store. The Digital Signature is dependent on the file's Hash (think fingerprint) so if the file is changed in any way, it's Digital Signature is broken and becomes invalid.  So lets say that the HP Driver got modified by some sort of Malware. The File's Hash would no longer match the hash listed in the Digitally Signature (or the Signature may not even be readable at that point). The Digital Signature become invalid because windows now don't know what has been done to that file, so the file can no longer be trusted. This in turn invalidates the corresponding Certificate within the Trusted Store.

      What I have described in the above example is basically what is happening with your Windows 7.  Some Digitally Signed file has been modified in some way (replaced, rewritten or just become corrupt) and the Certificate within Windows's Trusted Store has become invalid (i.e. no longer trusted) and that is what has triggered the Non-Genuine messaging.

      Unfortunatly, none of my tools are able to pinpoint which file/signature/certificate is causing the problem. However there are a few thing you can try that may correct the issue.


      1) First off not all Digitally Signed files are Drivers, but from experience we have found that this issue seems to occure the most with Drivers.  So my first suggestion is to confirm that all your hardware drivers are up to date. Note: Figuring out id a Driver is up to date and/or replacing a driver with a more current one can sometimes take semi-advanced computer knowledge and me explaining the process is outside the scope of this forum. If you do not know how to work with Drivers seak assistance or skip down to #2 or #3 below

      2) Restore Windows back to a past System Restore Point.

    1) Boot into Windows
    2) Click the ‘Start’ button
    3) In the Start Search field, type: System Restore and hit “Enter” keyboard key
    4) Select "Choose Different Restore Point", Put a check in the box that says "Show restore points older than 5 days", select the restore point that corresponds to a date Before you first noticed the issue.
    5) Click the "Next" button.
    6) Reboot

      3) Repair Windows using the 'sfc /scannow' command

    The Scan Now will look for any bad Windows files and attempt to repair them, if possible (it isn't always able to)

    1) Login to Windows
    2) Click the Start button
    3) Type: cmd.exe in the search field
    4) Right-click the cmd.exe file and select Run as Administrator
    5) In the CMD window, type: sfc /scannow
    6) Reboot and see if that resolves the issue.

    If none of my suggestions resolves the issue, then the only other thing I can suggest is to either create a (no cost) support request at http://support.microsoft.com/gp/contactwga or reinstall Windows.

    Thank you,


    Darin MS
    Monday, August 9, 2010 8:45 PM