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Old 07-09-2006, 11:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a little star shaped iconin my tray saying that my windows isint genuine...is there a way to get rid of it? ive tried "fixing" it with hijackthis buh it just reappears.
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Old 07-09-2006, 11:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello,

Firstly, is your copy of XP genuine? Secondly, has it been activated?

There is a virus spreading over the net (Cuebot-K I think) which masquerades as being a Windows Genuine Advantage tool. It's possible that your system has contracted it.
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That icon appears to constantly remind you that your windows xp isnt genuine. There is a WGA removal tool google for WGA remover and then you`ll have to set automatic updates to ask you when to download updates. That way you can avoid downloading WGA.
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hanks man il google that one in a bit...lol no its not genuine..dur
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