Windows Geniune Validation HELP

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by shultzee13, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. shultzee13

    shultzee13 MDL Novice

    Oct 10, 2008
    I am running windows xp pro.
    I have service pack 2
    I have windows explorer 7

    When I got this computer (from an individual) I didn't realize it was using a code that was for people who sell computers I guess....

    I installed a software (legally) that "requires a critical windows Update" to operate. Well when I downloaded windows update uopu guessed it "windows did not authenticate your version of windows" please pay $149.00 to pass go and collect your prize!!!!


    I tried locating a file on my computer in windows32 called wgalogon.dll from what I read on here it said to find it and rename it...well I did but another surprise...that file does not existing on my computer.

    Anybody know a workaround....Please help...;)
  2. urie

    urie Moderator
    Staff Member

    May 21, 2007
    we need more info at a push what motherboard is it a branded machine i,e, HP, Dell e.c.t if not try and find out what your bios is then we can work from there on.