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Downloading3DUltraMiniGolfAdventures EVERYtime I click run for the second time it reads something like "this software publisher doesn't have a valid digital signiture. And I can't get the game to come up on my computer. I have a DELL windows XP. Can you help !

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The best thing to do is do to and type in all your computer details and get all the up dates for your computer

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This copy of windows did not pass genuine windows validation occurs on my desktop please solve my problem

Hello everyone

Windows genuine advantage notification is Microsoft way of punishing people using pirated copy of windows xp. Therefore, if your computer always shows you that you may be a victim of software counterfeiting, its right and you need to go and buy a genuine windows xp.

Windows genuine advantage notification occurs after you have updated your computer on the internet. Microsoft always runs a script that always checks for windows license . If your computer does not pass the test, that is when you are notified.

If your version of Windows XP is not genuine and does not pass windows genuine validation, you will not be able to download security patches from Windows Update, or install the latest version of Internet Explorer 7 and 8 and other software.
Firstly, you have to terminate the process form running on your computer secondly you have to change the name of the files that are running the process. Then change your desktop back to what you where using before.

OK This is How do solve it
notification message that this windows is not the genuine one

Right click on your task bar, click on task manager, click process tab look for the process with the name "wgatray.exe" right click on it and click end process tree, a warning message will appear click yes, the process will be terminated.
Secondly double click on my computer, double click drive C: double click windows folder, double click system 32 folder, look for two files, "wgatray.exe". When you locate the file, right click on the file and rename them to whatever you want.
Then restart your computer. Your computer should be in good state now.

IF your solution fix your problem give me thumbs

Jun 14, 2011 | Operating Systems

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This copy of Windows did not pass Genuine windows Validation.

This is probably an issue of where you got your Windows XP software from. If it was a disk that came with a computer other than the one it is installed on, that is probably the issue, or if you bought it from somewhere other than a reliable store like Best Buy or something that maybe it. Basically, it means it is a copy or fake, something along those lines.

Jun 01, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I have Dracula Origin and have installed it. However, everytime I try to run it, I get a message saying I have to run it as administrator the first time. How do I do that. Also, I have window 7 so do I...

To configure Dracula Origin to run in administrator mode:

1. Right mouse click Dracula Origin shortcut and click Properties.
2. Click Compatibility tab.
3. Check Disable visual theme and Disable desktop composition.
4. Check Run this program as an administrator.
5. Run Dracula Origin.

May 21, 2011 | Operating Systems

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My screen appear you are a victim of software counterfeiting how to erase this or resolve it thank u

Start Windows Registry editor and delete the folder "WGALOGON" located in the following location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinlogonNotify. Delete all references in your registry to WgaTray.exe

Another alternative suggest that three files are installed Windows XP System Folder:


The wgatray.exe process makes the check for genuine windows software. You can disable WGA by removing the execute bit on WgaLogon.dll. That way, winlogon can't call it as a notification package at boot, and since WgaLogon is responsible for running and maintaining WgaTray.exe, no more tray popups either.

To change the execute bit of WgaLogon.dll, first turn off Simple File Sharing. Now right click the file in Windows Explorer and open the Security Tab. Hit the Advanced button, uncheck the Inherit box at the bottom, hit the Copy button, then hit OK. Go through each listed user/group and remove the "Read & Execute" permission for that file, leaving the "Read" permission as-is.

Hit OK to apply the permission changes and close the file properties dialog. Restart the machine. You can now turn "Use simple file sharing" back on, if you want.

A third alternative posted on the internet suggest that users clear the content of file data.dat located in the following directory:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Windows Genuine Advantage\data

Save the data.dat empty file and change the attributes to "Read Only" - Restart you computer. Or start your PC in Safe Mode and delete the following files from Windows system32 folder - wgalogon.dll spmgs.dll wgatray.exe The WGA setup file is in C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\ Download\6c4788c9549d437e76e1773a7639582...

If you don't use "Fast User Switching", you can disable the Windows XP Welcome Screen if you are logged in as an Administrator. This will remove the initial WGA Warning Screen:

1. Click on Start -> Control Panel ->User Accounts
2. Click on "Change the way users log on or off"
3. Uncheck "Use the Welcome Screen" - Choose Apply
4. Close the User Accounts window and the Control Panel
5. The next time you reboot your computer, the classic login prompt will be used

To enable Fast User Switching, you must also enable the Use the Welcome screen option. Also, Fast User Switching cannot be used when Offline Files are enabled.

Disable wgatray.exe - Some users are claiming that removing the WGATray.exe (or killing the WGATray.exe process) are working for them. Here's how to search for WGATray.exe file - Screenshot

None of these methods are guaranteed to work and people are just experimenting. Meanwhile Microsoft is not willing to relent to crackers this time and are planning to release an update of WGADiag2.exe utility in the next few days.

WGADiag2 will also fix the problem with registry key permissions may cause the installation of Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications KB905474 to fail from Windows Update:

Here's a manual fix provided by Microsoft. These permissions can be repaired using Registry Editor as follows:

1. Click Start, and then click Run
2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK
4. Locate the subkey HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\LegitCheckControl.Legi...
5. Right-click the subkey and select Permissions....
6. Ensure that Administrators allowed Full Control permission
7. Repeat steps 3-6 for the subkey

Microsoft has also published a kB article if the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) validation check process does not validate successfully on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, and you receive one or both of the following error messages:

Product Key Inaccessible 0x80080212

This problem occurs when you do not have the appropriate permissions for the Windows Genuine Advantage\Data folder. In the Permissions for Users section, make sure that Read & Execute, List Folder Contents and Read permissions are given. If the previous steps fail, start the computer in Safe Mode and rename the %allusersprofile%\Application Data\Windows Genuine Advantage directory.

May 20, 2011 | Operating Systems

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A problem in my computer

Microsoft has software that verifies whether you are using a legal copy of Windows.

If you tried to update your copy of Windows and you got that message, it is because the "genuiine advantage software" determined that your copy is not valid. That software is installed by Microsoft when you update your computer.

You can see your Windows Key by going to my computer and right clicking on it. A menu drops down. Go to properties, the click the general tab. Your registration key is there.

Problems with Windows validation can happen with legal copies, so if your copy is legal, go here. Don't go there if you know for sure that your copy is pirated. If you have been running and updating this program for a long time, this points more to a glitch with the validation.

If your copy is legal, and this did not occur when you tried to update, my concern is a virus or other bad software that got into your computer.

Go into your Internet Explorer Program. Click on Tools, then go to the bottom and click options. In options menu click Content and then Click certificates and click the trusted Root Certificates tab.
If the white window has nothing in it, spyware has entered your computer. Use a virus and/or spyware scanner (spybot and others are free).

If you bought the computer or program and thought that you had a legal copy, you can go back to the seller. Other than that, there is not much you can do besides going to Microsoft to verify and report what happened.

Dec 20, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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You will not be able to update the software. It will probably also stop working entirely after about 30 days if it is not able to activate. If you have a genuine Microsoft windows key you will want to call Microsoft and have them release the activation, could be as simple as the fact that you have activated the software too many times.


Jul 13, 2009 | Microsoft Windows® XP Professional Full...

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Error in windows XP validation(service pack 3)

Please go to and click Validate Windows - that should resync the WGA Validation files.
Afterwards, please click start, then run, then type in "WGAtray.exe /b" and then reboot.

Mar 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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My live messenger

Here are suggestions from the Microsoft WLM group: Clear the SSL Cache:
Start Microsoft Internet Explorer.
On the Tools menu, click Internet Options, and then click the Content tab.
Under Certificates, click Clear SSL State.
When you receive the message that states that the SSL cache was cleared successfully, click OK.
Clear the temporary Internet Files:
Start Microsoft Internet Explorer.
On the Tools menu, click Internet Options, and then click the General tab.
Under "Temporary Internet Files", click on "Delete Files".
Check "Delete Offline content" and click on OK twice.
Reregister SSL security libraries. To do this, click Start, click Run, and type in each command below and hit ENTER.
Note: After each command is executed successfully, you will receive a "DllRegisterServer succeeded" message. Wait until you receive this message before you continue to the next command:
REGSVR32 softpub.dll
REGSVR32 wintrust.dll
REGSVR32 initpki.dll
REGSVR32 Rsaenh.dll
REGSVR32 Mssip32.dll
REGSVR32 Cryptdlg.dll
REGSVR32 Dssenh.dll
REGSVR32 Gpkcsp.dll
REGSVR32 Slbcsp.dll
REGSVR32 Sccbase.dll
Remove all Microsoft related entries from the "Untrusted Publishers" list.
Open Internet Explorer.
Click on the Tools menu followed by Internet Options.
Go to Content tab.
Choose Certificates.
Go to Untrusted Publishers tab.
Delete all the entries in Untrusted Publishers that have Microsoft Corporation under the "Issued to" list.
Adjust your Microsoft Internet Explorer security settings:
Start Internet Explorer.
On the Tools menu, click Internet Options, and then click the Advanced tab.
In the Security section, make sure that all the following check boxes are selected:
Clear the Check for server certificate revocation check box.
Use SSL 2.0
Use SSL 3.0
Verify the date and time settings on your computer:
Click Start, click Run and type in control timedate.cpl and hit ENTER.
Verify that the date and time settings are set correctly.
Clear the entry in the Hosts file:
Click Start, click Run and type %windir%\system32\drivers\etc and hit ENTER.
In the Microsoft Windows Explorer folder window that opens, look for the Hosts file.
Right-click the Hosts file, click Open with, and then click Notepad.
Delete any entries that relate to the domain, such as,, or,
Save and then close the Hosts file.
Clear the DNS cache:
Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
At the command prompt, type ipconfig /flushdns, and then press ENTER. This command flushes all the DNS entries that have been cached.
Restart the computer and try to sign into Messenger again.
If you are running a firewall, and if the computer is running third-party (non-Microsoft) software or firewall software, such as ZoneAlarm, Norton Internet Security, or McAfee, make sure that the software is set to let Windows Live Messenger operate, and then try to sign in to MSN Messenger again.

This was not my solution credit goes to the Microsoft WLM group


Dec 13, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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This copy of windows did not pass genuine Windows Validation

It might be a pirated windows version.Contact the vendor and check for the serial number of the disc provided to you.Please do rate If this could solve your problem.

Dec 03, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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