Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC
Microsoft xp professional
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
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
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
Go to Drive where the folder window is located. Click windows. Click system32. Look for WGAlogon and WGAtray. Rename them with WGAlogon1 and WGAtray1. Then click Ctrl +Alt, Delete for Task Manager. Click the tab Processes. Highlight for WGAlgon then click end process. Restart your computer. Then change the black screen with the wallpaper you want. Everything will be normal then.
Posted on Jan 10, 2010
for windows xp you can use this tool to remove the anoying messages
Note that your windows will still be the same, if you want to solve all related problems (not able to install service pack3 etc) consider buying a real copy of windows.
Thanks and good luck,
Posted on May 16, 2009
The only way to fix is to get a new license key or a new Genuine Windows XP CD.
Posted on Oct 31, 2008
Victim of software counterfeiting
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
Reformat your computer then disable automatic updates..thats it..
Posted on May 12, 2009
I just download WGA file, repack, start WgaTray icon file, then reboot PC, is done. Victim of software counterfeiting not shown any more, and all works!
file WGA here: http://depositfiles.com/ru/files/aysbdcb03
Posted on May 15, 2009
I want to solve this problem without spending any money
Posted on Apr 28, 2009
Posted on Aug 08, 2009
Victim of software counterfeiting. please tell me the solution.
Posted on Sep 09, 2009
How to solve it
Posted on Apr 07, 2009
Sir i have error is: you may be a victim of software counterfeiting .... time to start due to software counterfeiting how to resolve this problem ? ...
plz plz help me how to resolve it thanks
Posted on Dec 14, 2010
There is ine caes Microsoft in all it's wisdom did not consider. There are people who bought computers with OEM versions of XP, but did not come with a restore partition and they have lost their recovery disk. In this case their only option is to purchase a new recovery disk from the OEM. Personally I think this is one of thse cases where I can justify using a pirated OS, just to get them up and running and remove personal files etc. before the restore. But MS is far too paranoid and there is no way to verify ownership in this case so technically it is illegal. But ethically, I don't see a problem myself.
Posted on Jan 30, 2010
Plz solve this problem
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files
Within that folder, remove any files or folders associated with .WGA
this will surely work????????
trust me guyzzz
Posted on Jul 25, 2009
This means that you have an invalid or incorrectly entered product key. This will also happen if you use a license number that you find on the Internet.
Contact the place where you purchased the item, or call Microsoft's "Activation Center."
Make sure you have correctly entered your legally acquired key.
This is the contact information for Microsoft's local activation centers. http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/existing-customers/activation-centers.aspx
If you do not have a valid or legally acquired product key, you cannot fix this problem legally.
Posted on Apr 20, 2011
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