Hello Friends! Today I will show you how to fix you may be a victim of software counterfeiting. The problem occurs when you update your Windows, it will show this notification that reads “You may be a victim of software counterfeiting” and “This copy of windows does not pass genuine Windows validation”.
This is because you are not using Genuine XP. If you are running a non genuine or pirated copy of Windows then there is a chance of getting this notification. So let's know how to fix this problem, follow these steps:
- Download Autoruns from here.
- Extract it.
- Open autoruns.
- Go to Winlogon tab.
- Scroll down to WgaLogon and uncheck it and then close it.
- Now go to Control Panel> Automatic Updates> Turn off Automatic Updates.
- Restart your computer, problem should be solve.