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  • 17-11-2012, 02:38 PM
    Aniruddha

    Re: Windows 7 copy not genuine after replacing hard drive

    Hi,

    This is a sad scenerio for you even after buying genuine software you are in deep trouble.

    Contact Microsoft and inform them in details about the whole experience via e-mail,

    Microsoft offers a tool to diagnose the genuinity of the Operating System,named Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostics Tool, download it from their site and check the validity of your Windows. Keep the purchase bill, and certificate of authentication with you, for further processing.

    Thanks.
  • 03-11-2012, 02:34 PM
    Aryan Anand

    Re: Windows 7 copy not genuine after replacing hard drive

    Dear Friend!!
    When you change your Hard disk,all the registry settings and genuine info gets erased.
    If you have got a copy of genuine windows,and you have the liscence/registry keys correct,then enter those keys in control panel.
    you would surely never get such message.(only if the windows is original)
  • 03-11-2012, 12:00 PM
    HELP

    Re: Windows 7 copy not genuine after replacing hard drive

    Dear Friend,

    So your windows is not geniune according to that hard disk?
    Microsoft has some diagnostic tool to check the issues, if you can try then its better,
    else report to the microsoft about the issue, about your geniune windows 7 registration number and also the details of the hard disk if available.
    Hope this will be best for you.

  • 03-11-2012, 12:17 AM
    mahhiads

    Re: Windows 7 copy not genuine after replacing hard drive

    Hello Friend,

    Firstly Go To "Properties Of My Computer" Than Click On The "Change The Product Key" And Change The Key Which You Have Got.
    After That Restart Your PC And Message Is Again Shown Than Go To Microsoft Site And Write The Question And Feedback.
  • 02-11-2012, 08:06 PM
    expert

    Re: Windows 7 copy not genuine after replacing hard drive

    First of all, download the Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostics Tool into your PC. Then, you need to start running the tool through it. Once you open and run the tool, you have to click on the ‘Continue’ button. After that, again click on the ‘Paste’ button for pasting the report into your post. Include a brief question along with that post. If you don’t like to put the question, then enter the background information. Finally, check whether your PC shows the same error.
  • 02-11-2012, 08:05 PM
    Unregistered

    Windows 7 copy not genuine after replacing hard drive

    I have recently purchased Windows 7 and installed into my PC. On doing so, the hard drive get crashed. After making the hard drive replacement, I keep getting the message “Windows 7 is not genuine”. How can I fix up this issue?

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