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Solved: "This copy of Windows is not genuine". BUT IT IS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by MEbeME, Jan 20, 2010.

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  1. MEbeME

    MEbeME Thread Starter

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    Hi guys.

    I purchased a brand new Asus laptop 7 months ago. I purchased it direct from Asus. It had 6 months warranty which expired in late December.

    My copy of Vista Ultimate is 100% genuine from Asus. I had no trouble doing any of the updates always passing Genuine Advantage tests.

    Then all of a sudden, last week I get the "This Copy of Windows is Not Genuine message". Whenever I turn on my computer it says to validate. And I have a watermark on my black desktop background telling me my copy is not genuine.

    This is really irritating me as warranty just expired so if I get in contact with Asus they will blow me off.

    What should I do?
     
  2. Elvandil

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    Activate.
     
  3. MEbeME

    MEbeME Thread Starter

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    SOLVED: Lol i just needed the product key from the Windows Sticker on my laptop
     
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