My Os is not genuine

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What is the windows 7 is captured by the internet that i am using a genuine os?

Does it still work if i will not reformat my pc?

Is there a remedy in this?

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Answered By 574115 points N/A #105183

My Os is not genuine


The bad thing about not installing a genuine operating system is of course, you have a fame software installed. You will always get reminded not just by the actual operating system itself but by you of course.

After installing the Windows operating system, trial version, it will still work. You can still use your computer, play games, go to the Internet and do your normal stuff on your computer.

However, you will constantly get a not genuine icon in the system tray or worse thing, you will constantly getting an expired pop-up all the time. This icon pop-up in the lower right reminding you that your Windows is expired. Once click, the screen pop-up asking you to enter the Windows license key, either by phone, Internet or update the correct license key.

You'll get annoyed by this constant pop-up and the worse thing is it'll change your desktop's screen saver to a blank or black screen. Sometimes, you can't change this screen saver but most of the time, you can. However, every time this activation expired icon pop-up, it'll change the desktop screen saver back to black.

You can't of course, update your Windows to the latest update they released. It might also infect your computer to any viruses attack, malware bytes or any security threats around the Internet. This because your Windows can't get the latest protection and this is caused by expired license key or not genuine.

So, I would suggest install the latest version to enjoy your computer windows Operating System to the fullest.

Answered By 0 points N/A #105184

My Os is not genuine


You need to activate your Window 7 OS. It wont work even reformattingreinstalling your PC. You need to purchase activation in Microsoft. There is a remedy for that which is a Windows Loader but I don't recommended using that because it is illegal.

The answer below is taken from this site:

The pattern is so easy to detect:

  • Its reporting its not genuine
  • Its Windows 7 Ultimate

Microsoft's Response: Microsoft is committed to helping prevent software piracy, which often results in end users being the victims of software counterfeiters. Counterfeiters abuse product keys to create fake software packages and distribute these to the public. These packages are not licensed, do not have Microsoft support, and can also include dangerous malware and spyware.

Recently there have been a few keys purchased from auction sites showing up here as non genuine, they appear to be connected to this HROnline code HrOnline: 0xC004C4A2. If you purchased a key from EBAY please realize that the seller may have sold that key to multiple people resulting in that key becoming blacklisted. These keys were never meant for resale, they were meant for software development or evaluation depending on the program they were obtained through. If you purchased one of these keys and it has become non-genuine with the above code you may need purchase a new license for windows 7. Attempt to validate by going to and follow the links provided to repair windows.

Added note. You only have a limited amount of time (45 days I believe) to file a claim with the auction sites. Stay away from these keys, if you purchased a key that has turned non-genuine and are within the 45 days of purchase file a claim. There are legitimate software vendors on auction sites but if it sounds to good to be true then don't buy it.

 It seems you are running a license intended for a particular channel. Yes, you might have a perfectly looking hologram disk, but this doesn't mean the license is legitimate since its easy these days to make hologram disks. Persons who work at the factory can secretly create hologram disks they resell on the black market or purchase press machines to do the job.

Learn more from here:

EDIT: Additional information

Things to watch out for.

Lately,there have been several reports of instances of blocked MSDN keys packaged with legitimate looking media. I can't stress enough to save your packaging, media and receipt, if you purchase software such as this seek recourse with the store you purchased it from and report it to 

If you have purchased a key, with or without DVD's or packaging from EBAY or any other person or vendor and believe it may be an MSDN key because your key has been blocked you can check a few things yourself, if you received your key with the physical product go to and verify your product however some counterfeit software is so convincing you may not be able to spot it as such.

To check your PID press the win key and pause at the same time, or open system properties through the control panel, scroll down to activation section and look at the PID It will look something like this 12345-067-1234567-54321, the portion you are interested in is the three digit section, if it matches or is within one or two digits of the examples below you probably have an MSDN key.

065, 066, 067, 068 for Ultimate, 220, 221 area for Pro and the 230, 231, 221, 232 area for premium, there are probably others but they should be close to those posted

About MSDN or TechNet Product Keys
They are genuine Microsoft product keys, they are actually retail licenses, but it is intended for a particular product channel either the Microsoft Software Developer Network (MSDN) or TechNet for IT Professionals who pay a subscription fee. The main purpose is for evaluation purposes.

The great thing about them, unlike trial Microsoft software, MSDN or TechNet keys don't expire. Because the agreement under which the subscription is provided is a single license, none of the software should be distributed outside of it. Even though its $50,000 worth of licenses, it is for one person only to use and no one else. Unfortunately, regardless of the licensing terms, persons still abuse the program, either giveaway product keys or resell it on auction sites. Microsoft licenses it in good faith that customers won't do so, but I guess human nature wins out.

In your case, what probably happened is, you bought an MSDN licensed key, which carries up to 10 activations unlike full packaged retail licenses which only carry 1 activation. The person who sold it to you probably sold it to 10 other persons. Somewhere along the way, one of those persons might have installed it on a second system, activated it, because it went past 10 activation threshold, Microsoft detected it that it was being abused and blocked the key from further use.

Answered By 0 points N/A #105185

My Os is not genuine


Hallo Merbito,

The error stating that your windows is not genuine occurs when you have installed an illegal version of windows software on your computer and you update it online whereby the windows developer capture it and find that it is not a genuine software purchased from them.

However, the operating system can still work if you completely reformat the computer, but then ensure that you do not go online to update it on the internet. You can still run updates for other programs that you have installed but do not install updates for the operating system.

That way you will stay safe from the "You may be a victim of software counterfeiting" monster.


Mahesh Babu

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