How to Fix “This Copy of Windows is not Genuine”

by Venkat eswarlu on March 8, 2009

in How to,Troubleshooting

 How to Fix “This Copy of Windows is not Genuine”

On one day a window will appear in Windows XP “ you may be victim of software Counterfeiting ,This copy of Windows not passed the Genuine Validation”.It will be irritating to users to see this type of warning ,lot of users are familiar to this.

Why this Warning showing in my Computer ?

Well you are using Pirated version of Windows XP and you updated the Windows through Internet connection as Windows run  Windows Validation process to download their updates to your computer  and your windows not passed the windows Validation test ,hence you are getting this warning in your computer.

 How to Fix “This Copy of Windows is not Genuine”

I have not  tried to updated my Windows ,how it will Auto update?

You need not to do update manually Windows ,default When windows installed in your computer automatic updates are turned on in security center.

 How to Fix “This Copy of Windows is not Genuine”

So What I have to do now to get this warning Out?

So if you planned to buy Windows in future ,for temporarily the fix download WGA removal tool and run it ,you won’t get this type of warning again ,mind you this won’t make your windows Genuine it prevents this warning from appearing  in your computer.

Well I am planning to Buy Windows ,till then how can I not update my computer from not getting this warning ?

When you next time installed windows ,turn off automatic updates so that Windows does not connect to internet and update and Runs windows Validation ,resulting The warning showed above.

Disclaimer:We are not encouraging users to use Pirated versions of Windows ,we are here describing consequences users going to face while using Pirated version of Windows .WGA removal tool is not hosted from this blog ,we are not responsible for damage you acquire through them ,try them at your own risk.



{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Anonymous November 6, 2009 at 8:47 am

I am using a valid, and not a pirate version, of windows, and i am still getting this message.

What do i do?


Dean June 20, 2010 at 11:03 am

SAME HERE )’: ive been forced to ‘trick’ the pc into thinking im buying the new vista online but i just open another tab :P but i dont have ANYTHING on my pc ): if you found a solution please contact me back!


Anonymous November 9, 2009 at 10:09 pm

i already run the removeWGA but errors says "the tool is not activate on your computer"


waroftheroses March 9, 2010 at 3:16 pm

doesn't work, assuming windows put some sort of restriction on these kind of things in a recent update.


Anonymous March 23, 2010 at 11:25 am

i need answer for windows vista ?


chetan mukne October 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm

Please give me a solution of “this copy of windows did not pass genuine windows validation”


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