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I have a msg that gets fixed on my desktop which I would like to remove permanently, the msg reads "you may be a victim of software counterfeiting - this copy of wondows did not pass genuine windows validation"

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It appears that the copy of Windows (your operating system) on your computer is not a licensed, legitimate copy. Either illegally reproduced or counterfeit. I recommend calling Microsoft at 1-888-571-2048. To the best of my knowledge you can just purchase a legitimate Key (serial number) for the version already installed on your pc and don't have to re-install anything. If you bought this computer used, does it have a Windows sticker anywhere on it containing a Key (serial number)?

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You will need to find your product key for your copy of Windows, or else you will not be able to pass their validation test after 30 days. It is a way to prevent piracy. If you have lost your product key or it is not activating with a correct product key, talk to Microsoft's online chat support to get activation completed.

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Hi there,

As it says, you may have a copy or cracked operation system on your computer.

If, it is your original software, then you need an activating code.

We, at FixYa, do not supply activation codes of any kind. Replacement codes are solely supplied through Microsoft. Microsoft includes the Product key with the documentation that came with the install CD. 

If it has been lost there is a remedy, but finding the right place to do it can be daunting. Here's how to cut through the red tape, most of it anyhow: 

Click here to bring up Microsoft's product replacement page. 

Scroll down a few lines. 
On the left side, under the second 'More Information header, click on 'Replacement Product Key'.

This will walk you through the procedure. You'll be up and running in no time.

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