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vista not genuine?

by hartlanders / October 14, 2009 9:51 AM PDT

My HP computer came with vista home premium from hp home
and office almost three years ago.I keep up with all windows update and i have IE 8.0.Two days ago i turned computer on and above taskbar
a message says Windows Vista(TM)Build 6002 this copy of windows not genuine.How can this be after all the time i have had this computer?
Not sure what to do.
Thanks for any help,Edward

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Call Microsoft
by Jimmy Greystone / October 14, 2009 9:55 AM PDT
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Call Microsoft using the number supplied, tell them you're getting this message in error as you paid for a Vista license with your new PC, and they will tell you how to fix it.

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Truly amazing reading.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2009 11:09 AM PDT
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by hartlanders / October 15, 2009 12:16 AM PDT
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Thanks Jimmy and Robert for your help
i will check the site and microsoft.

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This also happened to my sister
by JoMilton / October 16, 2009 9:16 PM PDT
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My sister had this problem with her pc. Every time she logged in she had that same message. My brother in law surmised that someone had illegally obtained and pirated her serial number. MSN used to cordially invite her to go discuss the matter with them and I think there might have been a link in the warning message, but this was a few years ago.

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microsoft Ltd stuffup
by Dragonplace / October 17, 2009 10:15 AM PDT
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I got told that with my legal version of Win98SE 3 months ago.
Microsoft demand I pay AGAIN for my legal version.
Do beleive that microsoft are trying to grab more money by using this scam on us.

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