Read through the instructions carefully, and ask questions if anything isn't clear! I have had few problems since then. Hope it works for you too. Hello again - I found a way to phone activate and it says it was successful, so fingers crossed. I have done the clean install and windows has accepted my key and activated online. My next idea was to try a different download! The code will not work if you mistype.
I have been using Windows 7 for a while now, it came with my laptop and i have not done anything recently, other than a normal windows update the other day, that could have caused this rather disturbing message. I work in a facility installing windows from a backed up image and this happens fairly frequently. So how can you fix this error? Also have you done any upgrades to the hardware recently? When I try to re-activate it, I get an error that it is not a genuine copy. For the rest what windows was doing for me linux can do. Fix Using Command Prompt First of all, we will try to fix Windows 7 build 7601 this copy of windows is not genuine error by using Command Prompt.
I am now running linux ubuntu on my computer. Yea, so sorry about the novel but ever since this not genuine crap I've had nothing but issues and its extremely annoying. Then press the Enter Key. It's possibly related - That particular update if it's the one I think it is caused a number of problems, and has now been superseded by a new one. I would like to hear from you through comments and that can be suggestions or doubts. So instead I tried to mount the file to a usb and that wouldn't work either for some reason and then just tried extracting the file and running it from my secondary hard drive. How happy are you working in the registry? There is also chance that a Windows update can cause this problem, in all these three cases you get the error at the computer startup that Windows is not genuine, and also computer background changed to black screen.
Noel Paton Nil Carborundum Illegitemi - No, I don't work for Microsoft! Go to cmd and run as admin. Look for System32 Folders…Search for slmgr. Please first try recreating Licensing Store. . Noel Paton Nil Carborundum Illegitemi No - I do not work for Microsoft, or any of its contractors.
Now Microsoft is giving free upgrade to Windows 10 if you are Windows 8 or 8. This error appears at right bottom of screen flashing this copy of is not genuine and you get blank screen. Man this annoys the hell out of me that its worked perfectly for a number of years and just suddenly decides to crap itself. The error could also occur if you did not run Command Prompt as an administrator. Where did you get the key? Now for the second one. Always ask questions first if you're unsure - either here, or in sevenforums. Looking in my machine, the update isn't visible, despite being installed - which may well mean that it's not uninstallable.
I suggest you go through the steps and methods mentioned above carefully and resolve the issue right away. I have been using this version of windows for maybe more than a year now. Wait for the message to pop up and click ok…. I tried exiting and starting again and then re-booting and starting again and then came to the conclusion i wasn't waiting long enough. To fix this error you will have to open the registry editor.
Then you have to open the command prompt in the Administrator mode. Type slmgr -rearm and enter. Hi Guys, So i have been hit with the non genuine message when i turned on my computer yesterday. Wait for the message to pop up and click ok…. However, these updates can also generate a false result and show your genuine copy as a fake one.
I … Read more ». If there are any updates which have to installed, then you will get the option to download and install the update. Of course, Windows is quite expensive nowadays, and because of that, people use pirated version of windows. Click on the Advanced button There should be two entries for Administrators in the list. You should fix the error as soon as it comes. Follow the following steps to fix the Windows genuine error.
It is not work with my win 7 ultimate. Please run the following commands, and post the results. This is what the diagnostic reports said: Diagnostic Report 1. And sometimes it can take up to an hour to completely install the updates. Yes your right, i ran a search its not visible.