Fixing issues arising while installing Windows® Genuine Advantage
Offer solutions to the issues that arise while installing Windows Genuine Advantage.
Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) is an antipiracy system created by Microsoft. he main function of this program is to validate the license of several Windows operating systems launched recently. If your Windows product fails to validate, it will be blocked from accessing several services such as Windows Update and from downloading Windows components from the Microsoft Download Center. It will also show messages in your computer showing that your Operating System is not genuine and would thus help in resolving the issue. Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) is a program developed by Microsoft with the purpose of protecting its customers and partners from counterfeiters. Some changes with a WGA update for Windows XP Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate have recently been made by Microsoft. After the updation change of Windows Genuine Advantage, if your Windows product is not genuine, it will not show pop-up messages. Instead, the desktop background will change to black. There is also a translucent notice in the lower right-hand section of the screen, which cannot be changed by the user. If the user changes the wallpaper, it will automatically change to the default black color after 60 minutes. An Internet Explorer add-on labeled Windows Genuine Advantage is installed after the installation of this program in your computer.
Following information would help you know more about the common issues that arise during the installation of Windows®Genuine Advantage and tips to fix the issues:
- ActiveX disabling error
- Cryptographic errors
ActiveX disabling error
During the installation of Windows Genuine Advantage, there are many issues that arise due to the disabling of ActiveX. If the ActiveX control of Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool is disabled, the installation will fail. ActiveX is the main component in the installation of Windows Genuine Advantage. If it is not active, there could be an installation error, Windows Genuine Advantage might hang etc.
Due to the corruption in the digital signatures of some files in your computer, an error showing Validation Status: "Cryptographic Errors Detected" will pop up. If you are receiving this error message while installing Windows Genuine Advantage, the installion proccess will remain incomplete. For fixing such problems, you have to re-register the files. This is a common issue experienced by many users.
For preventing issues during the installation process, you have to check a few things. Make sure that the ActiveX in your computer is in an active state. Free your computer from viruses by using a strong security program. Clean your registry by removing all the unwanted files and folders. All this will make the installation of your Windows Genuine Advantage successful without any problem.
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