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Pyrated copy of Windows EP.



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I got a Windows XP Professional installed on my computer a few days back through one of my associates ( who is not available at present) and my computer started working perfectly all right. However, while typing the text when I tried to use Encarta Dictionary or Translation Device by downloading the same on the internet, the warning appeared "This window is not genuine and that I may be a victim of software counterfeiting and ultimately I was unable to download such types of softwares etc. A star like Icon has got fixed on the right side corner of the Start bar of my computer. Every time at the time of start and shutting down the computer warning is contituously appearing. Thus I mailed the request to get help from your goodself in this regard to solve this problem obligingly. Regards. rcsharda_44@yahoo

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  • rcsharda_44 Aug 16, 2008

    I am yet to work on it to see whether my problem has been solved or not and I shall inform you in due course of time please.

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Hi, XP pro. installed by your asso. in a pyrated version and is not genuine copy. Such serial numbers are blocked by the MS for any updates or software from microsoft. However you can use it normally with all the programs except the special updates from microsoft.

thank you for the request

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    Rabby V V Aug 17, 2008

    Hi, thanks for the response

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