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Old 05-12-12, 16:01
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Angry windows not geniune

Does anyone know why have i started getting a message in the right hand corner of my screen saying "this copy of windows is not geniune" i have had my laptop (lenovo 3000 g530) for about 10 months which i bought brand new from maplins with windows 7 pro installed.If i restart my computer the message dissapears, but comes back 1 to 2 hours later, but only if i am connected to the internet, could it be because i have only installed a few updates, i seemed to get problems when i installed all of them, so now i'm very cautious (i really don't want to do system recovery AGAIN!). I would be grateful for any help on this, thankyou

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>> I have had my laptop (lenovo 3000 g530) for about 10 months which I bought brand new from Maplins with Windows 7 pro installed. robbo26 <<

Since you bought the laptop from Malprins; perhaps you might try contacting them directly about this matter - Maplin Electronics is a company registered in England:

Here is their website URL: maplin.co.uk | Problems? To visit our "Help" Click Here |

If you have an account with them Click Here (You can also e-mail them directly at that webpage)

Contact Maplin Electronics (By Phone) Call: 0844 557 6000
(Hours - Mon-Fri: 08.30 - 20.00 | Sat: 09.00 - 17.00 | Sun: 10.00 - 16.00)

Maplin Electronics Mailing Address:
PO BOX 534, Manvers, Rotherham, UK, S63 3DH

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See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/892130
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