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Ask for genuine microsoft software

Hi
i m getting this error message on my desktop

you may be a victim of software counterfeiting,
this copy of windows did not pass genuine
windows validation
i have the same problem on my desctop

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Hi.

It appears you have been a victim of software counterfeit, just like message says. Windows cannot find your product number in its valid product keys database.

There are three possibilities:

  • you have purchased illegal Windows XP (you will have to contact Microsoft on resolving this issue),
  • you entered blacklisted product key by mistake (search on Microsoft's site on information how to change your serial number),
  • you intentionally installed pirated Windows XP (FixYa does not provide any feedback to pirates).

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You may be a victim of software counterfeiting. ask for genuine


This error message will come if you are using pirated copy of ur windows operating system. There are some registry files and patches available online to remove this message. Try using that but i would rather recommend you to go for genuine products to avoid such problems in future.

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http://xuser.wordpress.com/2006/11/04/remove-windows-activation-product/

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That message ("you may be a victim of software counterfeiting") is displayed when your Windows serial number is being used by someone else. If your copy of Windows is legitimate, try contacting Microsoft support.


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This means the Windows Validation Tool has checked your installed copy of Windows and has found it to be a non-genuine copy. This means the product key is non valid.

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Apparantly it is what it says it is. What you have is probably not a legal copy of windows. I had a friend of mine have that same error and it was that he had taken it to a computer repair company and they reinstalled windows with a pirated copy.

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