help vista home premium-Non-Geniune!!??

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by dlinkb, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. dlinkb

    dlinkb MDL Novice

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    my vista home premium was detected as "Non-Genuine", i bought my comp from HP and for some reason it isn't genuine, is there a way i could make it genuine?
     
  2. jroc

    jroc MDL Member

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    why don't you contact HP..or contact Microsoft and give them the information if HP doesn't want to stand behind a Microsoft Product they sold you....or is this another Paul Harvey and we have yet to hear 'The Rest of the Story'
     
  3. dlinkb

    dlinkb MDL Novice

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    well i actrually bought it from circuit city, but it was a hp comp
     
  4. ancestor(v)

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    I'd also contact MS. It's their product and they offer a genuinity test. So why not using this option?
     
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  5. dlinkb

    dlinkb MDL Novice

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    #5 dlinkb, Jan 19, 2008
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    um...my bro tried to make it genuine and screwed up the slui.exe file, can some1 give me a exe of slui tat has the telephone activation? i got the folder needed for it just not the exe
    so i think i need the exe so when i call the 1-866 number(US) i know what to do
     
  6. jroc

    jroc MDL Member

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    this gets better and better...you need to either contact Circuit City...or call Microsoft's 800 number and explain your sitution..but you might try and restore your computer back to OEM with the restore CD or the restore partition that HP usually has...seems your not telling the whole situation or your brother is pulling a fast one...LOL
     
  7. dlinkb

    dlinkb MDL Novice

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    but then wouldn't it be easier to just dl it, i know how to replace it
     
  8. jroc

    jroc MDL Member

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    #8 jroc, Jan 19, 2008
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    download anything you want...just know that doing so you 'void' any support and possible warranty because your computer is no longer OEM as purchased. I sure that when you purchased your computer the pre-installed home premium was activated..what you did after that probably already voided your warranty....if you know your Bio's is HP SLIC and mapped into memory then sure you can download any version of Vista and install the HP.xrm-ms and matching Key for the version....but this is all done at your own risk..just like others are taking that same risk.