I given plenty of $$$ over the years to Micro$oft and in the process helped Mr Gates build a nice little home somewhere in the Pacific Northwest
Still waiting for my invite, Bill!
Despite that, after configuring Win 7 Pro to handle ICS (which it does quite admirably, I must say!), it started suggesting that I was a bad guy, and my version of Windoze was not the real thing 🙁
Dr Google diagnosed the following for my Genuine Windows 7 starts giving “counterfeit” messages
♦ Right click on CMD => Choose Run as Administrator
♦ Inside the Command Prompt windows copy and paste the following commands
net stop sppsvc (wait for the service to stop before trying to enter any more commands)
REN tokens.dat tokens.bar
net start sppsvc
Then a dialog appeared where I was able to (re)Activate Windows. Everything seemed to go pretty smoothly after that but I decided to download the mgadiag.exe diagnostic tool just to check.
Says I’m genuine again – let’s see how long that lasts, shall we?