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HOW TO REMOVE WINDOWS GENUINE ACTIVATION NOTIFICATION ON XP

HOW TO REMOVE WINDOWS GENUINE ACTIVATION NOTIFICATION

STEP1) Open My Computer
+ open drive c:
+browse the Windows folder
+open system32 folder
+find the filename "wgatray"
+please delete it

STEP2)Click on start
+click run
+run the following [ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MCROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENT VERSION\WINLOGON ]
+find "NOTIFY"
+please delete it

OR

+click start
+select run
+ and run the following [ regedit]
+follow the above path and delete the "NOTIFY"


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how to remove windows genuine message in windows 7


If your Windows 7 was working fine and you suddenly start receiving messages saying this copy of Windows is not genuine - for Windows 7, chances are that you must have installed the Windows 7 update KB971033. This Windows 7 update scans for more than 70 activation bypasses to detect if your copy of Windows 7 is genuine or not. If it finds even a single activation bypass, you are in a mess
Steps to resolve problem you can:
1. If you are getting nag screens and are not able to use/install programs because your Windows 7 thinks that the copy is not genuine, you can remove the Windows Genuine Advantage even on a legitimate copy of Windows 7. To remove KB971003, follow these steps:
> Open Control Panel > Select Programs and Features > Select Installed Updates > Look for list item "Update for Microsoft Windows (KB971033)" > Select the above item, if listed, and click Uninstall > Close the Programs and Features Windows after the update is removed
2 You can then proceed to remove Windows Genuine Advantage tool. Do the following to disable/remove the Windows genuine advantage:
> Open the Run dialog (Windows key + R), type regedit.exe and press enter key.
> Press F3 to open the Find dialog. Type WGALOGON in the Find Dialog
> Delete the folder WGALOGON.
> Close the registry editor and delete the file WgaTray from your system32 folder and from your 'dllcache' folder located inside the system32 folder.
> Reboot.
You may be prompted to install Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications, but this option can be deselected.
In order to prevent these files from being installed again, make sure your Windows Update in Control Panel is set to Notify but do not automatically download. This way, you can make sure that you are not downloading the same files again. Hope this information help you in resolving your issue. Have a great day and thanks for using fixya.

Jun 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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how do i fix wondows genuine advantage on my desktop?


1. Restart your computer and boot into safe mode(press F8 while you restart your computer) 2. In Safe mode browse to C:\Windows\System32\ 3. Search for WgaTray.exe and Delete it. 4. Reboot your computer and you are done.


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Apr 19, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Genuine Advantage...

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how to remove windows genuine error from windows7


Solution 1
Lauch Windows Task Manager.
End wgatray.exe process in Task Manager.
Restart Windows XP in Safe Mode.
Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\Windows\System32.
Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\Windows\System32\dllcache.
Lauch RegEdit.
Browse to the following location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify
Delete the folder 'WgaLogon' and all its contents
Reboot Windows XP.
Note: With this method, you may be prompted to install WGA Notifications again which can still be unselected.

Solution 2
1-Launch Task manager
2-End process WGAtray.exe
3-Quickly restart in safe mode.
4-Click start, then Run. Type regedit and click ok.
5-Click HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
6-Click Software, microsoft, windowsNT, currentversion, winlogon, notify.
7-On the right hand side find folder WGAlogon and delete it and all of its components.
8-Restart in normal mode.
9-Go to c:\windows\system32 and delete WGAtray.exe file.
10-Next to it should be WGAlogon.dll, delete this too.
11-Delete from recycling bin and reboot.
This should have solved the problem but i advise switching your automatic updates to
"Notify me but dont automatically download or install them". This should advise you if your computer tries to download WGA again.
Solution 3


For windows XP SP3 users try this method
1 Lauch RegEdit.
2 Browse to the following location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify
3 Delete the folder 'WgaLogon' and all its contents
4 Reboot Windows XP.

Solution 4
Disabling and renaming the files 'WgaLogon.dll' and 'WgaTray.exe' in C:\WINDOWS\system32 folder by using the program Unlocker seems to get rid of all the nags/popups.
Solution 5
Another alternative suggest that three files are installed Windows XP System Folder for WGA:
\WINDOWS\system32\WgaLogon.dll
\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exe
\WINDOWS\system32\LegitCheckControl.dll
The wgatray.exe process makes the check for genuine windows software. If WgaLogon.dll is denied execution right, that WinLogon is unable to call it to check on Windows validity and display notification package at boot, and since WgaLogon is also responsible for running and maintaining WgaTray.exe, no more tray popups either.
To change and disable the execute bit of WgaLogon.dll:
Turn off Simple File Sharing in Tools -> Folder Options -> View tab.
Right click WgaLogon.dll in Windows Explorer and open the Security Tab.
Click Advanced button.
Uncheck the Inherit box at the bottom.
Click the Copy button.
Click OK.
Go through each listed user/group and remove the "Read & Execute" permission for WgaLogon.dll, leaving the "Read" permission as-is.
Click OK to apply the permission changes.
Close the file properties dialog.
Restart the computer.
Turn "Use simple file sharing" on (optional).

Mar 07, 2011 | Nitro Soft Nitro CodecPack for Windows7

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how to uninstall the software counter feiting


To get rid of the WGA notification that intends to remind you that your Windows is not validated, you can buy a validly licensed copy of genuine Microsoft Windows.
Update: Bypass WGA Validation and Disable WGA Notifications Warning Message
First Method :
Launch Windows Task Manager.
End wgatray.exe process in Task Manager.
Restart Windows XP in Safe Mode.
Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\Windows\System32.
Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\Windows\System32\dllcache.
Launch RegEdit.
Browse to the following location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify
Delete the folder ‘WgaLogon’ and all its contents
Reboot Windows XP.
Note: With this method, you may be prompted to install WGA Notifications again which can still be unselected.
Second Method :
Note: Again, you may be prompted again to install WGA Notification, so it must be bypassed.
Third Method :
By disabling and renaming the files “WgaLogon.dll” and “WgaTray.exe” in C:\WINDOWS\system32 folder by using the program Unlocker seems to get rid of all the nags/popups.
Fourth Method :
Clear the contents or create a new empty data.dat for WGA, and make data.dat Read-Only and Hidden as detailed here.
The following step basically is the same with the above data.dat method, only different is that you no need to create any file in the WGA data folder:
Launch Windows Explorer and go to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Windows Genuine Advantage\data
Go to Tools -> Folder Option -> View.
Select (click) Show Hidden Files and Folders option.
Unselect (uncheck) Hide Protected Operating System Files option.
Click OK.
Delete everything in the data folder Or other wise use all methods it will work out.
OR
click on this link http://magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/old.shtml
go here .. and download keyfinder v 1.51.zip
download that and open
and go to option change windows key
then enter this key
V2C47-MK7JD-3R89F-D2KXW-VPK3J
now
your windows key is now genuine and u’ll not get any such pop ups…..
If still your problem is not solved then search google for the windows genuine advantage validation removal tool and download it and install……That will surely remove the problem…..

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Jun 15, 2010 | Intel Pentum 4 3.2Ghz System (SYP32) PC...

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how remove micrisoft genuine


  1. Log on to the computer by using an account that has administrative permissions.
  2. Make sure that the WGA Notifications version that exists on the computer is a pilot version In this case, you can uninstall versions 527-532 only (Note: the steps should disable other version of WGA Notifications too). To find the WGA Notifications version, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
    2. Double-click Add or uninstall Programs, locate and then click Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications, and then click Click here for support information.
    3. In the Support Info dialog box, verify the version number, and then click Close.
  3. Rename the following files by changing the extension to .old: Rename %Windir%\system32\WgaLogon.dll to %Windir%\system32\WgaLogon.old
    Rename %Windir%\system32\WgaTray.exe to %Windir%\system32\WgaTray.old
  4. Restart the computer.
Then,
  1. Lauch Windows Task Manager.
  2. End wgatray.exe process in Task Manager.
  3. Restart Windows XP in Safe Mode.
  4. Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\Windows\System32.
  5. Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\Windows\System32\dllcache.
  6. Lauch RegEdit.
  7. Browse to the following location:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\
    Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify
  8. Delete the folder ‘WgaLogon’ and all its contents
  9. Reboot Windows XP.
This should resolve the issue... Lemme know what happened...

May 04, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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