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Genuie error i am victim of counterfeiting software

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  • mansiarora90 Dec 26, 2008

    my laptop is a victim of software counterfeiting...
    the copy of windows did not pass genuine Windows validation.....
    do i have to restall the operating system,,, or something else can be done to solve this problem of mine....


  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    Yeah my computer was working fine then t suddening appeared ? Its just annoying ? Anyway of doing anything for free?

  • harl_sophia Jan 27, 2009

    please help me to solve this counterfeiting

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You have to go buy a valid copy of Windows.
This is another reason to support and buy from legitimate computer repair shops. I had a customer once that wanted Windows 2000 and Full Office. I quoted her about $400-500. She said this other shop said they could do it for $120. I said they left out one word...."They could do it ILLEGALLY for $120.". I refused to do it for her, she went to the other shop. Now if a shop will cheat Microsoft out of money, don't you think they will cheat you out of money also? If they don't have ethics in dealing with you, they won't have ethics in working on your stuff. I have heard horror stories of other shops looking at and copying pictures off of other people computers that were in the shop for repair, chatting with the computer owners friends on AOL, messenger, etc.I knew other shops in town that were using the same keycodes for the same installation for XP. When people had problems with their computers Microsoft would not help them because they had illegal copies. So do yourself a favor and buy legitimate stuff, it may cost more up front but will save you headaches down the road. I am not saying that you did anything wrong, some people buy stuff from friends or they buy the used computers some shops sell. If you have been ripped off like this, then avoid those people in the future.

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It means that you most likely have a illegal copy of windows, which didn't pass the test to see if its a legal copy or not, so they have labeled it as illegal - Counterfeited software / stolen software / copyed software / duplicated.
or it may also mean that you havent activated windows and you didn't use the correct code in the side or in the back / front of the pc case.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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You have two choices,

eitherr contacting migrosoft and purchasing a genuine copy, or having Windows reinstalled at a local repair shop.
I suggest also contacting the seller and asking for an explanation.

If you want to contact Microsoft, see: How and when to contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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