"This copy of windows is not genuine"-randomly appeared.

Hi everyone,

I've had a copy of windows 7(bought at store,home edition,normal not upgrade) and have been using it for a while now. I activated windows successfully when I first installed it, and it said it was genuine up until now. There now seems to be a water mark in the corner that says it isn't, which is strange because it has been genuine for a long time. My copy of windows is a normal version of windows 7 home edition (x64) bought from a store which I presume has 3 installs. Any reason why windows thinks it is not a genuine copy?

Thanks.

 

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Last updated May 20, 2019 Views 3,728 Applies to:
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I just rebooted my computer after writing this post. A popup windows appeared with an option to continue or "Get Genuine Now". I clicked the genuine option and it activated automatically,without me having to do anything. Still wondering why it would do this though.

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