I've seen this happen when doing an 'upgrade' repair (in other words
upgrading Vista over the copy you already have to do a repair install
similar to that in XP). When this happened to me (after an upgrade repair) i
simply re-activated, closed down the machine and rebooted and the 'not
genuine' message disappeared.
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"churin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have just noticed that just above the system tray area the following is
> Windows Vista(TM)
> Build 6000
> This copy of Windows is not genuine
> - - - - - - - - -
> On the other hand, other place(Control Panel -> System and
> Maintenance->System) indicates "Genuine".
> This OS is installed from a legitmate copy of DVD(Technet distribution)
> and it has been over three months since it was installed.
> How can I get rid of this faulty display. By the way, before I notice the
> above, the display said that this copy in not genuine and it went into a
> limited functionality mode. So I reactivated on-line. Maybe there is a
> root cause of this problem which need be addressed.
> Please anyone help.