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The Windows Genuine Advantage tool runs from Windows Update automatically, & has been know to generate a "This copy of Windows is not genuine" error on legitimate Windows XP installations. On systems that are getting this message
navigate to the weblink below, & run the manual WGA validation to resolve the issue.
http://tinyurl.com/o2ttp or http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/RunHTA.aspx?displaylang=en&sGuid=725c996c-9dab-45a4-abc8-1f255ee87724&page=validate Once run, the error message should not re-occur.

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"You may be a victim


Welcome to FixYa!

If you're seeing notifications that the copy of Windows that is installed on your PC might not be genuine, or that you might be a victim of counterfeit software, it's likely that your copy of Windows was not properly activated or is otherwise not genuine. To fix this, click the notification and follow the steps to either repair Windows or-if you have inadvertently obtained counterfeit software-buy genuine Windows.

If you are using Windows XP, download and install the Windows Genuine Advantage Notification Application. It will scan your operating system and will remove the annoying message if it's a legitimate copy of windows.

Download here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/905474

Keep me posted.
Thank you for using FixYa.
Jas247

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My xp is showing like this you may be a victim of software counterfeiting this copy of windows didnot pass genuine window validation how can i solve this problem please suggest me


I am presuming that you were trying to install Windows Media Player 11 or such like Microsoft manufactured Program. If it so, you need Windows Activation Patch to validate your Windows Copy as Original One. You can download it online or to have the activation patch from me, please reply to my post mentioning your E-mail ID so that I can mail it directly to you.

Dec 31, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Victim of software counterfeiting how to rectify it


Incase you are a victim of counterfeit product of Microsoft then :-
  1. Purchase a valid Windows XP cd-key online from Microsoft.
  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.
  4. Purchase Windows XP from a local OEM reseller.
  5. Purchase Windows XP at a retail location.
Notice the word "Purchase" appears in three of those five options. There's almost no way to finagle a free cd-key out of this.
Counterfeit software can come from a number of sources. It's important to use a reputable reseller when purchasing software or PCs that come with software.
And, now the good part :-
Microsoft also offers several options to help victims of counterfeit software obtain a legal copy of Windows, including a complimentary offer for victims who were deceived into buying highy quality counterfeit copies
To help customers who unknowingly purchased a counterfeit version of Windows XP, Microsoft has created two genuine Windows offers for those who qualify:
  • Complimentary offer: Microsoft will make a complimentary copy of Windows XP available to customers who have been sold counterfeit Windows. Customers will be required to submit a proof of purchase, the counterfeit CD, and a counterfeit report with details of their purchase. Only high-quality counterfeit Windows will qualify for the complimentary offer.
  • Electronic License Key Offer: Microsoft will offer an alternative for customers who find out via the WGA validation process that they are not running genuine Windows, but do not qualify for, or choose not to take advantage of, the complimentary offer. These customers will be able to license a Windows Genuine Advantage Kit for Windows XP directly from Microsoft for a special on-line purchase price. The Windows Genuine Advantage Kit for Windows XP will include a new 25-character Product Key and a Windows Product Key Update tool that will allow customers to convert their counterfeit copy to genuine Windows XP electronically.
For complete details, please click on the foll. link :-
http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/faq.aspx?displaylang=en&sGuid=e15f48d2-e8e5-4e42-8f2c-3e1de84427cd
where you will find out how to contact Microsoft for this issue

Sep 21, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Software counterfeiting


http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/ - If you are a victim they have options.

Apr 02, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Victim of software counterfeiting


You need to get your license key and update your software with the license.

If you are using a pirated version then you have to format the computer and install everything to remove it.

Mar 10, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I am a victim of counterfeit windows


This could be of help for you

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

And this is to remove the counterfeit windows, I prefer method 2, this method is the one I used to remove the message in one of my computers.

http://www.inspyreit.com/2009/02/how-to-remove-the-windows-counterfeit-notification/

Hope this helps.

Jan 09, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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How to solve victim of software counterfeiting


ALWAYS BLACK SCREEN ON THE DESKTOP DUE TO VICTIM SOFTWARE

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I can`t go in my mail,I want to remove you may be a victim of software counterfeiting


HI,

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.


Take care,
Alex

Oct 13, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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I am a victim of software counterfeiting my


There is not much you can do it you purchased pirated software. Below is a list of just about all you can legally do. Number two below is the only one that will get you a free legal copy of Windows.
  1. Purchase a valid Windows XP cd-key online from Microsoft.
  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.
  4. Purchase Windows XP from a local OEM reseller.
  5. Purchase Windows XP at a retail location.

Oct 04, 2009 | Microsoft Get Genuine Kit for Windows XP...

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Software counterfeiting,did not pass genuine windows validation


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,

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