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victim of software counterfeiting

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After installing your genuine copy of Microsoft Windows XP you are prompted with a “Your software is counterfeit” error message at startup. Even after visiting the www.microsoft.com/genuine/ site and validating, you still get the above message popping up after 2 or 3 boots. There is an easy solution to this and I would like you to follow the steps below to fix the issue.
1. C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files

  • Within that folder, remove any files or folders associated with .WGA
2. Safe Mode
  • Reboot your computer and as soon as Windows logs off, start repeatively tapping the F8 Key on your keyboard.
  • As soon as you see the Windows Advanced Startup options select Safe Mode within Safe Mode get yourself into these folders…
  • C:\Windows\System32 (Rename wgatray.exe to wgatrayold.exe)
  • C:\Windows\System32\dllcache (Rename wgatray.exe to wgatrayold.exe)
    Note: Dllcache is a hidden folder, to view hidden folders do the following, go to Start, Control Panel, Folder Options,
    Select the view Tab and under the Hidden Files option, select Show hidden files and folders
3. Safe Mode Registry
  • Click on Start, Run and within the open dialog box type regedit and click OK.
  • Within the Registry Editor navigate your self to
    HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WGALOGON
  • Right Click and Export the WGALOGON Folder (this should be saved onto your machine for backup purposes)
  • After Exporting the folder, DELETE the WGALOGON folder
  • After deleting close all applications and Restart your machine back to Normal Mode
After being prompt of a successful validation, Restart your Machine.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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want to remove you may be a victim of software counterfeiting

Hi

Pls give me the solution that how can I remove bellows message from my PC Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} without reinstall because my outlook express has about 5000 mail if i reinstall Windows XP then i will lost all of my mail so pls help me

" you may be a victim of software counterfeiting"

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the message is displayed because your version of windows is not genuine. here are some steps to make your windows genuine
1 . start > run > " regedit" (without the quotes of course)

2 . Go to the key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsNT\ CurrentVersion\WPAEvents\OOBETimer
…and doubleclick on it.
Then change some of the value data to ANYTHING ELSE…delete some, add some letters, ..just change it! now close out regedit.

3 . Go to start > run > "%systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /a" (again, don't type the quotes)

4 . The activation screen will come up, click on register over telephone,>next> then click on CHANGE PRODUCT KEY, enter in this key:

JG28K-H9Q7X-BH6W4-3PDCQ-6XBFJ and give update.

(Now automatically window will return back to activate by telephone mode and ask for activation code,just ignore and exit that window it's done)


the only permanent method to remove that message is buying an original version and i do recoment that, than the steps above........

Posted on May 09, 2009

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d:\ application can not run in Win32 mode

after i right click the c or d icon of the hard disk, it states that the c: application cannot run in win32 mode

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To correct and solve this error, follow this steps:

1. Run Task Manager (Ctrl-Alt-Del or right click on Taskbar)
2. Stop wscript.exe process if available by highlighting the process name and clicking End Process.
3. Then terminate explorer.exe process.
4. In Task Manager, click on File -> New Task (Run…).
5. Type “cmd” (without quotes) into the Open text box and click OK.
6. Type the following command one by one followed by hitting Enter key:

del c:\autorun.* /f /s /q /a
del d:\autorun.* /f /s /q /a
del e:\autorun.* /f /s /q /a

c, d, e each represents drive letters on Windows system. If there are more drives or partitions available, continue to command by altering to other drive letter. Note that you must also clean the autorun files from USB flash drive or portable hard disk as the external drive may also be infected.
7. In Task Manager, click on File -> New Task (Run…).
8. Type “regedit” (without quotes) into the Open text box and click OK.
9. Navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
10. Check if the value name and value data for the key is correct (the value data of userint.exe include the path which may be different than C drive, which is also valid, note also the comma which is also needed):

“Userinit”=”C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,”

If the value is incorrent, modify it to the valid value data.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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remove ask for genuine microsoft software? - Solve this!

remove ask for genuine microsoft software? - Solve this! Can you Solve these Problems? mv2716500 asked: "remove ask for genuine microsoft software?"

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how i remove genuine from my pc

Posted on May 14, 2010

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BSOD in windows XP Professional

Hi, I don't know what happened but suddenly the blue screen of death appear on my XP professional. I didn't even realize it still does that. I had it when I had windows 95 and 98 but since then I never saw it. Can anyone give me some advice what do to do?

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A stop error occurs when Windows XP Professional stops responding. Stop error messages can be caused by hardware or software malfunctions. The error messages appear on a blue or black background. The following steps, which also appear on the stop error screen, help you find out the cause of a stop error and how to fix the problem. To troubleshoot General Stop Errors: 1. Restart your PC. Unplug each new hardware device, one at a time, to see if this resolves the error. Try to run any hardware diagnostic software supplied by your computer manufacturer. 2. If this is a new installation of hardware or software, contact the manufacturer for any Windows XP Professional updates or drivers you might need. Click Get support, or find information in Windows XP newsgroups (under "Ask for assistance") and then click Get help from Microsoft in the left-hand column. 3. Check the Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) to verify that all your hardware and drivers are compatible with Windows XP Professional. 4. If you can start Windows XP Professional, check the System Log in Event Viewer for additional error messages that might help identify the device or driver causing the problem. 5. If you cant start Windows XP Professional, try to start your computer in safe mode, and then remove or disable any newly added programs or drivers. 6. Search the Microsoft Knowledge Base for "Windows XP Professional" and the number associated with the stop error you received. Specific Stop Errors Some stop errors display descriptive messages such as "DATA_BUS_ERROR" that can help you determine the exact solution for the error. This section discusses how to troubleshoot specific stop errors, based on the type of error you receive.

Posted on Jun 26, 2007

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remove ask for genuine microsoft software?

remove ask for genuine microsoft software?
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it\'s so easssssssssy
Just download this tool from Softpedia

http://download.softpedia.com/dl/ea657e5450a2e6ff97a5eb30d6bb847a/4a3d05f5/100042782/software/tweak/RemoveWGA.exe

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Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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drivers for dell inspiron 1318 xp operating system

hi 3days back i purchased a dell laptop from bestbuy,i wanted to install XP formatting vista ,i need aproproiate drivers for that

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i finally succeeded installing windows xp in my dell inspiron 1318 after 3 weeks of trial and error in installing different drivers.. wheewwwww. hope this will help you. just search for the following filenames in google and please download it but if you know any free sites where i can upload the following files let me know, so i can upload it there for you to download..


Dell_multi-device_A17_R174291.exe (for WiFi)

R153908.exe (for Audio)

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for XP v14.33.1.exe
(for Video)

Intel INF Update utility v8.3.1.1009
(for Chipset)

r173082.exe (for Webcam - but it is included in the drivers cd provided by dell)

R161772.exe (for cardreader - but it is included in the drivers cd provided by dell)

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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xp_rec_con.iso download

Where to find xp_rec_con.iso to be able to run chkdsk on my PC. Cannot run recovery console either from WIN XP installation CD (get BSOD with stop:0x7e after a while)nor from HDD (all start alternatives results in that PC hangs with the blue Win XP displayed). PC is Fujitsu Siemens Scaleo Pentium 4 Br Calle

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How to Create a Bootable XP Recovery Console CD:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/485370/bootable-xp-recovery-console-arcdc/

Posted on Nov 20, 2013

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ordinal 120 could not be located

When I try to attempt browsing through Internet explorer, I am getting the message of "Ordinal 120 could not located in the dynamic line library in iertutil.dll"

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Redownload IE. Somehow you are missing a .dll. DLL is a file associated with programs that is dynamic in nature, in which the program writes onto it or removes info from it. You can D/L on another PC then install on yours via CD or memory stick - Firefox, or Google Chrome browser then visit the windows family update site and d/l the latest version of IE. Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated for taking the time to answer your free question.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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WINDOWS XP SOUND DRIVER INSTALLATION

DEAR SIR,
I WANT TO YOUR HELP, I WANT TO INSTALL SOUND DRIVER OF WINDOWS XP FROM WEB SITE FREE

KINDLY SOLV MY PROBLEM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

THANKS & REGARDS
MUHAMMAD ALI I have lost my sound card, and do'nt know what to do to introduce sound to my pc

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This solution is Applied for DESKTOP PC's

Just open the cabinet of u r CPU and on motherboard u find the sound card connector behind that u find a small IC on that u will be having name of the sound card i.e,for example Realtek,Sigmatel etc
like this or else it will be RTL followed by some number just make a note of the number and put in google u will get a link

or else

If it is a Branded Desktop just put the model number in google

or else

IF it is a Laptop just put the brand name and model number in google u will get a link

I will give u some of the Helpful Driver Websites Links

DriverGuide.com (printer drivers, cdrom drivers, modem drivers, sound drivers, mouse drivers, monitor drivers, etc.) - DriverGuide.com

GIGABYTE - Support - Motherboard - Download Center

Drivers for all hardware

PcDrivers.com

MrDriver.com - Free Drivers and Support

DriverSearch.com (modem drivers, video drivers, printer drivers, sound drivers, dvd drivers, camera drivers, etc.) - DriverSearch.com

TotallyDrivers.com

DriversPlanet.com

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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