Windows® 7 Validation
Learn about Windows 7 validation and how to fix issues related to Windows 7 validation
The Windows 7 is the newest Operating System from Microsoft. It is developed using the classic Windows NT OS as the working platform. Many improvements have been made in the Windows 7 OS to enhance its usability and functionality. It is more functional and resource friendlier than its predecessors. The Windows 7 features the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool that validates the copy of Windows OS installed in a computer. The Windows Genuine Advantage tools verifies the product ID number, BIOS version and system model for determining the genuineness of the installed copy of Windows 7. It also notifies users if an illegal or counterfeit copy is installed. This user notification helps users to purchase an original copy of Windows 7 or contact the retailer from which the copy was purchased. Windows 7 users should contact the Microsoft in case any issues arise during validation procedure of installing patches to continue using the notified copy of Windows 7 that might invalidate the system warranty.
Discussed below, are some points regarding issues that can occur with the validation in Windows 7 and ways to remove the validation tool in Windows 7:
- Issues with validation
- Remove using software
- Remove using system restore
Issues with validation
In rare cases, the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool that validates the installed copy of Windows 7 can fail due to some reasons. The errors during the validation process will bring about unwanted notifications that state that the copy of Windows 7 is not genuine and you will be experiencing issues like slow startup and activation notifications after startup. Users are suggested to contact the Microsoft website during occurrence of such issues as they will be able to help you by verifying your OS serial number. Users can also contact the authorized retailer for resolving similar issues.
Remove using software
The errors with the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool that can cause unnecessary issues in the system which can cause inconvenience to Windows 7 users. The Windows genuine advantage tool is a piece of software that verifies the serial number, activation code, computer model etc. in the system to make sure that your Windows 7 is genuine. The users can remove this genuine advantage tool or software by making use of third party patches that remove the validation tool from the system thus bypassing the genuine notification. However, users should use these patches at own risks as it might sometimes contain infections that might damage the system. Use of these patches are not recommended by most of system manufacturers.
The users can also remove the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool from Windows 7 by using the System Restore. The Windows Genuine Advantage Tool gets installed in the system via Windows updates and restores the Windows 7 system to that condition before the last Windows updates were installed. It will undo the changes done by the updates in the system and will remove the Windows updates that contain the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool which will help users to solve issues with the validation notifications and related errors in the system. Removing the updates and reinstalling the validation tool after solving the issues in your system will help users to successfully validate the copy of Windows 7 without any issues.
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