Windows Genuine problem

By brandonb85
Aug 24, 2006
  1. Does anyone know how to fix my Windows Genuine problem without costing me $150? There is a black out-lined star on my taskbar by the clock saying "Your system may be at risk" when mouse is on it. Also when I try to get the latest windows updates I am unable to due to the "Genuine windows validation" Any help?
  2. focus_water

    focus_water TS Rookie Posts: 168

    have you even activated windows?
  3. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    If you have a pirated version of windows, the only way to fix it is to buy Window OS.
    If you are looking for ways to get past it, you won't find any help here. :)
  4. Darth_Terra1

    Darth_Terra1 TS Rookie Posts: 212

    As mentioned try buying the official XP discs and install them
  5. brandonb85

    brandonb85 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry for the troubles guys. I think there is a chance that my computer MIGHT have a pirated version of windows. Not by me but the private shop that set my Pc up. I'm going to go talk to the guy to get to the bottom. Thanks for the help. I didn't steal windows I promise lol.
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