How To Fix This Copy Of Windows Is Not Genuine Error

As you see heading in this article I will show you how to fix this copy of windows is not genuine error in the Microsoft Windows. this error is not very difficult to remove, one can easily remove this error by performing few step, you do not need any technical knowledge to do this.

Note: These method does not convert your nongenuine windows to genuine, it just let you use the nongenuine windows without any error. It does not give you the full features of windows like security updates, and other updates etc.

Genuine windows are very good in performance, but I don’t think every body can afford it, So this is a guide for you how to permanently remove the error, just follow these steps.

Why we have to fix this error

There are many reasons to “Why we have to fix this error”, but I have discussed few of them below

  • There is always an error appear above the notification error.
  • Whenever you open the window you will be asked to purchase a windows copy, irritating I know.
  • Can’t set a wallpaper on desktop screen if we set one it will be gone next time you switch on your system.
  • If you are using window 8 some of the features are disabled until you fix this error

Fix the copy of windows is not genuine

We will show you three method to fix this error, all of these methods will work on both 32-bit and 64-bit version of windows. You just have to follow one of these steps.

Method 1: Use SLMGR -REARM command



Whenever we install windows on our computer all window version the Microsoft has provided a 30-day free trial version means you can use the Microsoft window for 30 days without any error. there is a counter inside the windows which count the day left in the free trial version. Here we can reset this time again and again to get free full version windows. the Command that we use is SLMGR-REARM.

Here is the step by step guide to perform this method

  1. Click on start and search for Command Prompt.
  2. launch Command Prompt as administrator.
  3. Command Prompt window will pop up, in this window type SLMGR-REARM command and press enter key.
  4. Now Restart your computer or laptop.

Method 2: Uninstalling Window Updates

uninstall updates

If you are not using genuine windows, I don’t suggest you go for window updates. if you have installed a window update recently and after that this error starts to appear. Then it means that there is a windows update that can detect your system for whether the window is genuine or nongenuine. so, you should uninstall that update.

Here are the simple steps to uninstall window updates.

  1. Open control panel.
  2. Go to the window updates.
  3. Click on installed updates.
  4. Here look for the recently installed updates and uninstall them.
  5. Now restart your system.

Method 3: Using RSoP

RSoP (Resultant Set of Policy) is a report of all Group Policy settings within Active Directory that shows how those settings can affect a network, or how existing Group Policy Objects (GPOs) affect various combinations of users and computers when the local security policy is applied.

Steps to fix the error

  1. Open the window Run Window by pressing WIN + R.

  2. Type rsop.mcs and press enter.
  3. Now Follow this path
    Windows Settings>>Security Settings>>System Services.

  4. Now, here Look for the Plug and Play.
  5. Right click on it, Just look for Startup and Click on Automatic.
  6. Now, open Run again by pressing Windows + R or you can open it from Start menu as well.
  7. Paste this command into run box: gpupdate /force & Press Enter.
  8. Now finally restart your computer.

Few Words:
So, here we have shared different method to fix this error, I hope these methods will fix your problem, if not then let us know in comment
None of these methods will provide you the permanent fix for this problem, they will just give you more time to use trial version of windows, but you can make this to permanent by applying these methods again

Here are two important tips to keep this error away from your computer

  • Turn of the Automatic update in windows updates settings.
  • Buy an original license window from Microsoft, never buy windows from the third party sellers, I heard many cases where users get this even after buying licensed windows. Try to buy windows only from Microsoft official website only.


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