Are you annoyed by the popup which is showing ” This copy of Windows is not Genuine”? Then this is the blog you might be searching for. This popup can come from time to time making your life not that easier.
Microsoft Window comes with a genuine window which can be very costly and hence some user use the pirated one. This is the reason behind getting the constant popup. Given below short hack will help you to get rid of this problem.
Fix This Copy of Windows is not Genuine
Windows is a widely used operating system around the world. Almost half of the population who are familiar with laptop or desktop use windows making it one of the most used operating system. Windows comes with its genuine software but its costly and hence some user use the pirated one which is available for free of cost.
Windows comes with an activation code which is used to activate windows. Every time a user use the pirated copy of windows they get a popup displaying “copy of window is not genuine”. In this blog, we will be talking about all the steps which will help you to solve this problem.
Fixed: “This Copy of Windows is not Genuine” (2018)
1- Uninstall Recent Updates
If the windows are showing above popup ” this copy of windows is not genuine”. It means that during the recent update there’s a software which has tracked down the pirated version. Thus you need to uninstall the recent updates to get rid of this popup. What follows is the steps on how to uninstall recent updates.
- Search for “Control panel”.
- Go to the windows update section.
- In view installed update search for”‘KB971033″. Once you find it uninstall it.
2- Fix “This Copy of Windows is not Genuine” by cmd
With the help of command prompt, you can also get rid of This copy of windows is not Genuine.
Click on the ‘Start‘ button and type ‘cmd‘ in the search box and hit ‘Enter.’
#2. Now, right-click on the ‘Command prompt‘ option and select ‘Run as Administrator’ from the drop-down box.
#3. Then, type SLMGR -REARM and hit ‘Enter.’ SLMGR is the tool which operates Windows software license and rearms is the command used to resets license status of Windows.
#4. Now, click on ‘OK‘ to save the changes and then, restart your PC/laptop.
3- Fix this issue permanently
What we did in the first step is temporary. In this step, we will be fixing this issue permanently. Windows can come again with this option after the update. What follows is the steps on how to fix this issue permanently.
In the Control panel, click on System and Security >> Windows update.
1-In the Control panel, click on System and Security >> Windows update
2. Here, click on ‘Turn automatic updating on or off’ which you will find under ‘Windows Update’ option.
3. Now, you will notice a drop-down box under the ‘Important updates’ section. Here, select ‘Never check for updates’ to turn off the updates for your Windows OS.
4. Finally, click on ‘OK‘ to save and apply the changes which you have made.
Above steps can easily help you to get rid of the popup “This copy of windows is not genuine” permanently or temporary. Don’t forget to follow us to know more about hacks which can help you to make your life easy.