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Black desktop background has a sign below "software counterfeiting,"

Good day, Our windows have a signage below stated that "the copy of our windows did not pass a genuine windows validation" and we want to remove that reminder, please help us. we're looking forward for your quick response. Thank You, Siera from philippines

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Hi Sierra..
It means tat ur windows is a pirated one and somehow u went into a microsoft website which found out your copy s pirated...Now u cant use any background wallpapers...Am i right????Only solution s install a fresh copy of windows and turn off automatic updates in system tray after installing a fresh copy..
please rate my suggestion..

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I'm sorry you find yourself in tis perdiciment. Software counterfitting hurts more than the manufacturer or owner of the intelectual rights, in this case, it hurt you.

You should have resourse through the vendor where you obtained this copy of Windows. Be prepared - some will say you are a participant and you knew what you were getting. Others may be more sympathetic. Depends on who and where you got this copy. Also, there is the issue of locating the vendor and proving they sold you the bad copy. If I were the seller (I AM NOT THE SELLER) I'd be long gone by the time you knocked on my door!

Microsoft has a program to get through this problem. It boils down to you paying for a legitimate license which should allow you to use what you have ... but ... if you are going to do this, you might as well get the real thing yourself at the store or web site of your choosing.

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  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.
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THERE ARE NUMBER OF METHODS BUT FOR YOU THESE 2 METHODS ARE GOOD

1) METHOD:-
TRY SYSTEM RESTORE.

2) METHOD:-
2.1) LAUNCH WINDOWS TASK MANAGER.
2.2) End wgatray.exe Process In Task Manager.
2.3) Restart System In Safe Mode.
2.4) Delete wgatray.exe from c:\Windows\System32.
2.5)
Delete wgatray.exe from c:\Windows\System32\dllcache.
2.6) Launch RegEdit.
2.7) Browse the following key HKEY_LOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWSNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify.
2.8) Delete The Folder "WgaLogon" and all of its component.
2.9 ) Reboot System.

3.0) BE HAPPY NOW.... AND NEVER EVER INSTALL WINDOWS GENUINE ADVANTAGE NOTIFICATION IN WINDOWS UPDATE OTHERWISE YOU HAVE TO REPEAT THE DAMN PROCESS AGAIN.

IN ORDER TO THAT FOLLOW THIS

START
--> CONTROL PANEL--> AUTOMATIC UPDATES --> CHOOSE THE OPTION """"""""""""Notify me but don't automatically download or install them"""""""""""

When u use this option whenver your system detects any new WINDOWS UPDATE choose the updates which u want to install... DONT INSTALL WINDOWS XP SERVICE PACK --3.

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2.1) LAUNCH WINDOWS TASK MANAGER.
2.2) End wgatray.exe Process In Task Manager.
2.3) Restart System In Safe Mode.
2.4) Delete wgatray.exe from c:\Windows\System32.
2.5)
Delete wgatray.exe from c:\Windows\System32\dllcache.
2.6) Launch RegEdit.
2.7) Browse the following key HKEY_LOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWSNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify.
2.8) Delete The Folder "WgaLogon" and all of its component.
2.9 ) Reboot System.

3.0) BE HAPPY NOW.... AND NEVER EVER INSTALL WINDOWS GENUINE ADVANTAGE NOTIFICATION IN WINDOWS UPDATE OTHERWISE YOU HAVE TO REPEAT THE DAMN PROCESS AGAIN.

IN ORDER TO THAT FOLLOW THIS

START
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When u use this option whenver your system detects any new WINDOWS UPDATE choose the updates which u want to install... DONT INSTALL WINDOWS XP SERVICE PACK --3.

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