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intermittent 'windows is not genuine'

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#1 shashman


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Posted 16 October 2011 - 06:11 PM

I have a compaq presario v2000. For the most part, my laptop screen says nothing like 'windows is non genuine', but there are some times when it does. The funny thing is , when I go to start, right click 'computer', click properties and see the computer information screen, the bottom part of that screen eventually says windows is activated, and after that the 'windows is not genuine message on the desktop goes away to reappear at a later date, maybe two or three days later

whats going on? I know that kb971033 has been causing problems sometimes with activation, but how about kb976932

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#2 noknojon


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Posted 16 October 2011 - 09:17 PM

Link to Magical Jellybean Key finder to make sure you have a M/soft key installed -

Finds Keys for Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003,
Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98, and Windows 95.

NOTE: - MJB Keyfinder may incorrectly appear as a virus or Trojan to some antivirus programs

Regards -

#3 Layback Bear

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 06:11 AM

Hit the Windows Flag key and the pause button. Look in the lower left corner. Does it say genuine in the logo? I have never heard of a system being genuine one day and not the next day. If by chance this is happening I would give Microsoft a call to get the problem fixed.

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