When activation takes place, the program saves a record of the verification data in the user's computer. However, the digital license may be broken when replacing the motherboard or the hard drive , which is why Windows activation may fail with an error code 0xC004C003. Certain versions of Windows and Office are available under a , where a single product key is used for multiple installations. Reseating and replacing the troubled hardware can resolve activation problems like this. The Activation Wizard in When installing a copy of Windows or Office, the user is asked to input a unique product key supplied on a included with the program, which is later verified during activation. If my windows were nor genuine, how come it worked properly for around seven months? That was not necessary and is why you have problems now.
To double-check that you are activated, open System Properties again Right-click on Computer and select Properties. If you have trouble activating Windows 7 open the Windows Activation Wizard while in Windows 7 to use the phone and activate Windows: 1. There are some Geographic Restrictions in some countries. This has never failed to work for me except in Blue Screen non-genuine lockouts we've helped with where drive letter slipped during imaging. Activation by telephone requires that a user and a Microsoft agent verbally exchange activation information.
However, the operating system otherwise functions normally. The activation process may take a few moments. But far from the stereotypical sea pirate, a software pirate can be anyone who owns a computer. Exit the command prompt and restart the system to save the changes. Please see the Application Event Log for additional information. If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot, please allow it to do so. If the error 0xC004C003 error occurred after entering the Windows 10 product key manually, it might be that the key is not valid.
While Windows is typically set to activate automatically when you install it, you may find a time when you need to manually activate it. If you choose not to re-activate Windows by entering your credit card information, the Trojan will just reboot your computer and start the Trojan the next time you login. After that, I used Microsoft's online genuine windows check and it was also successful. The bulk of 0xC004C003 error cases occurred a couple of years ago right after the release of Windows 10. Again, you could be running a non-genuine installation or using a black listed product key. Shall I contact Microsoft for the same? You might also like to read How to Stop Windows 7 Genuine Advantage Notification Messages. It is illegal to use if you don't own the copy of Windows that you are disabling activation for, and is not made by or endorsed by Microsoft.
When you reach the desktop click Start, then in the Search box type: slui. Note This is not necessarily an indication of tampering. To copy your results to the Clipboard, click Copy. Can you just confirm though, whether it's a full version of Windows 7 you've got, or an 'Upgrade' version? Once your computer has rebooted, and you are logged in, please continue with the rest of the steps. As already stated, this alert is fake and should be ignored. Close the Registry Editor and reboot your system.
If it says not genuine then it has not been activated - it's not always activated during the installation. The group concluded by stating that users of genuine Microsoft products ultimately receive superior performance while counterfeit users are susceptible to security issues and lost productivity. Next to activate your copy of Windows. Installing a commercial program from an illegal copy is the same thing as walking out of a store with the program and not paying for it. Check this post if you need to. Throughout this grace period, the user will be periodically reminded to activate the program, with warnings becoming more frequent over time.
Her mission on Ugetfix - to share the knowledge and help users to protect their computers from malicious programs. Please see the following links for more information. Because of specific requirements relating to the amount of machines needed to activate computers on the network, this could be why you are experiencing problems. Today I re-installed the windows and tried to activate it. To repair damaged system, you have to purchase the licensed version of Reimage Reimage.
I also posted this on the microsoft forum. I gor the message Your Windows Product Key is blocked by the activation server. Alice Woods - Shares the knowledge about computer protection Alice Woods is a security expert who specializes in cyber threat investigation and analysis. What you need to do is get the license verified. Windows updates were regularly taking place. So you effectively have two problems: 1.