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I a am the victim of software counterfeiting please help me is there any risk to me

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    i am victim of software counterfeiting

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Firstly if you have not done so already check with microsoft, a simple phone call may be all you need to sort out the problem.
secondly the following link to the "Microsoft How to tell" information site may also prove very useful.

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/howtotell/content.aspx?pg=coa&displaylang=en

if it turns out that you do have a conterfit product code and you are unsure if the operating system CD/DVD that was used to perform the origional install, you may have unwittingly installed a numerous neferious apps, if this is the case you really should not be using the system for anything if you want your information to be secure. (if you use any online passwords these should be changed ASAP from a known clean system.

all is not lost however as the hardware would still be usable if you do purchase a valid copy of the OS, just make sure that the HDD is completly wiped before reinstalling anything (including any partitions you may have).

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Ihave upgrade my windos din a genuine windos apear then i try to clik,meanwhile its apear on my scren'''victim of fake genuine windows''


Yes. you are using a Pirate or Fake Windows XP copy. That is illegal. Now you must download a software called "WGA remover for xp". Download and install it. Thats it.

Dec 27, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Victim of software counterfeiting how to rectify it


Incase you are a victim of counterfeit product of Microsoft then :-
  1. Purchase a valid Windows XP cd-key online from Microsoft.
  2. If you can produce high-quality counterfeit media, along with a proof of purchase, you can get a free replacement key from Microsoft.
  3. Contact your reseller for redress.
  4. Purchase Windows XP from a local OEM reseller.
  5. Purchase Windows XP at a retail location.
Notice the word "Purchase" appears in three of those five options. There's almost no way to finagle a free cd-key out of this.
Counterfeit software can come from a number of sources. It's important to use a reputable reseller when purchasing software or PCs that come with software.
And, now the good part :-
Microsoft also offers several options to help victims of counterfeit software obtain a legal copy of Windows, including a complimentary offer for victims who were deceived into buying highy quality counterfeit copies
To help customers who unknowingly purchased a counterfeit version of Windows XP, Microsoft has created two genuine Windows offers for those who qualify:
  • Complimentary offer: Microsoft will make a complimentary copy of Windows XP available to customers who have been sold counterfeit Windows. Customers will be required to submit a proof of purchase, the counterfeit CD, and a counterfeit report with details of their purchase. Only high-quality counterfeit Windows will qualify for the complimentary offer.
  • Electronic License Key Offer: Microsoft will offer an alternative for customers who find out via the WGA validation process that they are not running genuine Windows, but do not qualify for, or choose not to take advantage of, the complimentary offer. These customers will be able to license a Windows Genuine Advantage Kit for Windows XP directly from Microsoft for a special on-line purchase price. The Windows Genuine Advantage Kit for Windows XP will include a new 25-character Product Key and a Windows Product Key Update tool that will allow customers to convert their counterfeit copy to genuine Windows XP electronically.
For complete details, please click on the foll. link :-
http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/faq.aspx?displaylang=en&sGuid=e15f48d2-e8e5-4e42-8f2c-3e1de84427cd
where you will find out how to contact Microsoft for this issue

Sep 21, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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I am the victim of microsoft genuine software counterfeiting.....can you please give me the solution........


i am the victim of microsoft genuine software counterfeiting.....can you please give me the solution

Aug 05, 2010 | Microsoft Get Genuine Kit for Windows XP...

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If you purchased the software (you may need a copy of the receipt) you can contact microsoft and they will assist you in getting a valid key for your PC.

If someone installed the software for you, then you may be a victim of counterfeiting and the only recourse is to obtain a legal liscense of Windows XP.

Mar 23, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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You may be a victim of software counterfeiting. This copy of Wind


you have a bootleg copy of windows. you will need to reinstall windows or you will not be able to update.

Mar 11, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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'you may be a victim of software counterfeiting


OK, This is a notice from Microsoft. The validation tool thinks your Version is a counterfeit. It is not a virus, but is still a headache no less. It will not go away, we can't shut it off. The only way to fix is to reload with a valid code or call Microsoft to report it. I hope this helps :)

Jan 25, 2009 | Operating Systems

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You may be a victim of software counterfeiting.


Just click validate,enter the activation # and reactivate.
It does this if the activation file gets damaged,or if using pirated software.(if this is pirated software,you will need to get a genuine copy)

Please rate this fixya

Jan 25, 2009 | Operating Systems

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How to resolve the problem of software counterfeiting


As I can't offer you this solution I can anyway inform you that some tools on the web witch have WGA acronyms  can solve you problem.

Nov 26, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Victim of counterfeiting


My desktop showing you might be victim of counterfeiting. What shall I do now? Please reply the answer as soon as possible.
counterfeiting

Nov 16, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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