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    Okay, so got home tonight and my Win 7 computer is telling me it is not genuine.
    This computer does not get turned off. Was fine when I used it this morning.
    It is the first Win 7 Disc I bought.
    I have 2 32 Bit and 2 64 Bit Legal Discs.



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    Search google for 'windows 7 no longer genuine fix'

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    The CMD fix seems to have worked.
    Using the correct search phrase helps.

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    Yeah, typing SLMGR -REARM, pressing Enter and restarting my PC works

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    Use the free upgrade to Win 10. Still works

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oosprey View Post
    Yeah, typing SLMGR -REARM, pressing Enter and restarting my PC works
    This only works for a short time, then you get "3 days to activate Windows" popping up again. Yes you can keep doing the rearm a few times, then you'll have to edit the registry to reset the count.

    And might I say this is just a low act by Billy bloody Gates, the revolt against Windows 10 (IE people refusing to upgrade from Windows 7) has come to this, now they're trying to force people to upgrade.

    If I remember correctly, this "Windows not genuine" BS comes from a Windows update, KB971033, so you can't tell me it's not deliberate!

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    This happened to me so I removed that update and so far good.
    I have updated two of my computers to Win10.
    What a heap of shite.

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