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Fixed This Copy of Windows Is Not Genuine

Posted on Nov 09, 2017 by Jean to Backup Utility

Summary:
Here the how-to tutorial shows you all fixes for Windows 7 build 7601 this copy of Windows is not genuine. Try any of the permanent fix methods to fix symptoms of Windows genuine crack.

Receive "This Copy of Windows Is Not Genuine" Error

"After Windows 7 build 7601 update, my computer screen suddenly turns black with program icons still visible. At the same time, an error message displays as this copy of Windows is not genuine. I restart the computer, nothing's changed but a dark black background. Tried to change the background by going to system properties, but no avail. How do I remove this copy of Windows is not genuine error permanently? I need your professional advice."

If your Windows OS is not genuine, then you probably encounter "this copy of Windows is not genuine" error about one month later since you installed the Windows genuine crack. It's less likely that the report occurs due to Windows update bugs, computer malware or virus. As we've heard that a horde of Windows 7 users had the problem after build 7601 KB971033 update.

Tip: Don't Buy Windows OS from Third-party eCommerce Stores

Next, we're going to teach you how to escape from getting "this copy of Windows is not genuine" error and black screen trouble on your PC. Both Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit can apply the methods below. But I have to mention that don't buy Windows OS from any other third-party eCommerce stores, in case that you had problems, you have to contact your vendor. Microsoft support only helps you resolve the issue when you buy Windows OS from Microsoft store.

Permanent Fix Methods for This Copy of Windows Is Not Genuine Build 7601

NOTE that the methods given below are used to fix black screen caused by Windows genuine crack copy, it won't help convert a pirate copy of Windows to a genuine one. So, to use all features of Windows 7, you have to buy a genuine piece and use a verified activation code.

Method 1. Uninstall update

Perhaps your current Windows OS ran without any trouble until you installed Windows 7 KB971033 update (if you don't see any update on your PC, move on to the next method). That's because the update file can detect your Windows OS. Once it find out the copy of Windows is not genuine, it sends the error message and leaves your desktop in dark. To move the error is easy, just uninstall the Windows update.

  • Open control panel.
  • Go to windows update section.
  • Click on view installed updates.
  • After loading all installed updates, check for update "KB971033" and uninstall.
  • Restart your PC.

Caution: This method tends to be a little risky. Uninstalling update files might result in malfunction of other program files, or unexpected data loss on the computer. To make the procedure safe, you'd better use EaseUS free backup software to backup computer before erasing the update file.

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Method 2. Use SLMGR -REARM command

  • Click on start menu.
  • Type cmd in search field.
  • Right click on cmd file and click on Run as Administrator.It is must to run command prompt with administrator privileges.
  • Type SLMGR -REARM (SLMGR is Windows software licensing management tool. REARM command will reset the licensing status of machine) and press enter.
  • Now you will see a confirmation window, click on OK.
  • Restart your PC.

Method 3. Use rsop.msc command

  • Press Windows button and R button from the keyboard.
  • Type rsop.msc there and press Enter button.
  • Go to Windows settings> security system> system services, then look for the plug and the play services, then right click on it and then start looking for the Startup and then click on the Automatic.
  • Press Windows button and R button as you did at the first step.
  • Paste a command gpupdate/force into the run box.
  • Hit Enter button.
  • Restart your PC.

Method 4. Turn off updates

As we've mentioned that update file can easily detect your Windows is genuine or not, so make sure you won't install any update in the future. Follow the steps to switch off all Windows automatic updates.

  • Open control panel.
  • Go to windows update.
  • Click on "Install updates automatically(Recommended)".
  • Select "never check for updates(Not recommended)".