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#1 pdtnelson

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 02:26 AM

Hi all,
I was over at a good friends house early today and he asked me to take a look at his computer because he was concerned about a message that he was getting when he started up. I booted the computer up and was surprised to find that windows had suddenly decided that his copy of XP was no longer a valid, legit copy. I found this very strange because I've done work on the computer before, including downloading the most recent updates from microsoft, that proved it was a legit copy. Anyone know what would cause this or/and how to fix it? Many thanks...

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 06:04 AM

The obvious question is does he have a Windows CD. If not, how was Windows installed.

Edited by frankp316, 24 December 2009 - 06:05 AM.


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Posted 24 December 2009 - 07:54 AM

Two ways to fix it, legal (buy another XP disk), and illegal (we can't talk about that here).

Quickest test is to use Magic Jelly Bean or other key finder, get the key and run it through Google. If the key shows up on Google, it's not legit.

Windows updates their WGA blacklist every few months.

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 08:24 AM

Did he ever validate it with Microsoft??

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 01:01 PM

Yeah, it was good at one point, or else I wouldn't have been able to connect to the windows update server right?

Also, I don't believe he has the disc. The computer was built for him by a friend who did the installation for him.

Edited by pdtnelson, 24 December 2009 - 01:02 PM.


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Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:08 PM

Ok, here's a thought. I have ownership of several XP pro keys but I don't use the computers they belong to at all. Legit to transfer one?

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:16 PM

As far as I know you will need the key that matches the install disc.

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:22 PM

Hello.

I think I understand what you mean. To gain more information you might want to run Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage Tool.

Download and Scan with MGADiag

We need to validate/check your Windows Genuine Advantage as there seems to be a problem.
  • Please download Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostic Tool and save it to your desktop.
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  • Once it's complete, click on Copy button near the bottom.
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Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:45 PM

Here's the results:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0011.0):
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WGA Data-->
Validation Status: Blocked VLK
Validation Code: 3

Cached Validation Code: N/A
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-YXRKT-8TG6W-2B7Q8
Windows Product Key Hash: RVvFciZMdQfJLyDpZteolhaqicQ=
Windows Product ID: 55274-640-0000356-23043
Windows Product ID Type: 1
Windows License Type: Volume
Windows OS version: 5.1.2600.2.00010100.0.0.pro
ID: {8BFEBE3F-99A5-4DA1-9C01-6296E8DDCC12}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
WGA Version: Registered, 1.9.40.0
Signed By: Microsoft
Product Name: N/A
Architecture: N/A
Build lab: N/A
TTS Error: N/A
Validation Diagnostic: 025D1FF3-230-1
Resolution Status: N/A

WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A
Version: N/A

WGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: 3
File Exists: Yes
Version: 1.9.40.0
WgaTray.exe Signed By: Microsoft
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: Microsoft

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 114 Blocked VLK 2
Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage - 114 Blocked VLK 2
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-230-1

Browser Data-->
Proxy settings: N/A
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Win32)
Default Browser: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
Active scripting: Allowed
Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

File Scan Data-->

Other data-->
Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{8BFEBE3F-99A5-4DA1-9C01-6296E8DDCC12}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0011.0</Version><OS>5.1.2600.2.00010100.0.0.pro</OS><Architecture>x32</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-2B7Q8</PKey><PID>55274-640-0000356-23043</PID><PIDType>1</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-1482476501-963894560-1417001333</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Sony Corporation</Manufacturer><Model>PCV-RX850(UC)</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Award Software, Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>ACPI BIOS Revision 1001</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="3"/><Date>20020820******.******+***</Date></BIOS><HWID>3F08365F0184A063</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Pacific Standard Time(GMT-08:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><GANotification><File Name="WgaTray.exe" Version="1.9.40.0"/><File Name="WgaLogon.dll" Version="1.9.40.0"/></GANotification></MachineData> <Software><Office><Result>114</Result><Products><Product GUID="{90280409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0050048383C9}"><LegitResult>114</LegitResult><Name>Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage</Name><Ver>10</Ver><Val>39476F84C4B4004</Val><Hash>4iCnywwNW1w4s9ukTIwGMGxyGic=</Hash><Pid>54185-640-0000025-17117</Pid><PidType>14</PidType></Product></Products><Applications><App Id="15" Version="10" Result="114"/><App Id="16" Version="10" Result="114"/><App Id="17" Version="10" Result="114"/><App Id="18" Version="10" Result="114"/><App Id="1A" Version="10" Result="114"/><App Id="1B" Version="10" Result="114"/></Applications></Office></Software></GenuineResults>

Licensing Data-->
N/A

HWID Data-->
N/A

OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->
BIOS string matches: yes
Marker string from BIOS: 15A80:ASUSTeK Computer Inc|145EB:Compaq Computer Corporation|113EB:GENUINE C&C INC|1DFC0:Sony Corporation|1DFC0:Sony Corporation ITCNC
Marker string from OEMBIOS.DAT: N/A, hr = 0x80004005

OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
N/A

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Posted 29 December 2009 - 02:32 PM

Looks as if Windows was installed using a Volume licensing key.....which is only used by enterprise corporations not for individuals ......so the copy is not genuine nor legal which is why WGA once installed finally is saying......you might be able to transfer the license from another PC if they are the full retail version, it is only installed on the new PC, and the windows license is given to your friend(that is what the key is written on. OEM versions are not legally transferable to another computer once they have been installed.
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Posted 29 December 2009 - 02:34 PM

By the way any install disk of the correct service pack level will work with a Product key from the same service pack level. I.E. both must be for SP3 mismatching key/disk will not work.
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