Whenever i switch on the system after opening it shows an error message''you may be a victim of software counterfeiting.this copy of windows is not pass genuine windows validation''.im unable to understand what is it?can any one help me to rectify the problem plz?
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Re: 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)
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now a simpler and better solution to eliminate my prompt message you are a victim of windows counterfeiting... 1. download the unlocker assistant 1.8.2 and install it2. go to C:\WINDOWS\system32 and shift+delete the wgatray.exeit will show an error and just cancel or ok it..unlocker assistant will open and will ask what to do with the file...from the drop box, select delete..it will show a message "the file can't be deleted. do you wanna delete file to the next reboot"so you click yes. and just restart your pc!! Thats it !! you are done!
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.
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
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 :)
message appearing on the screen that you may be a victim of software counterfeiting.this copy of windows did not pass geneuine windows validation. hiiii this is msg displayed on my screen software counterfeiting,did not pass genuine windows validation problem,
It is the update kb905474 which came in as part of the latest updates. It also installs the "You may be a victim of software counterfeiting" splash screen before/during start up of windows. The removal of the hollow star is quite simple but there is no option of uninstalling the update(so far) Read this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/905474/en-us
and you "can" delete(rename) this to get rid of the star:C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\wgat ray.exe