[SOLVED] This copy of Windows is Not Genuine Error

Are you getting Error like This copy of Windows is not genuine or Windows 7 is Not Genuine built 7601 or black screen problems? Don’t Panic! In this guide we will show you how to fix This copy of Windows is not genuine error easily. Windows is collections of different programs which we called Operating System. Windows is best and popular Operating System among the users. Windows is produced by Microsoft in November 1985.

What is “This copy of Windows is not genuine” error?

This is simple error. If you are using pirated windows OS, then you will get This copy of Windows is not genuine error after few months and also you will see your background will change black screen. So never use pirated windows. I recommended to use original windows licence, which you can buy from here. This error also appear when your Windows is outdated or you forgot to renew it. So In this guide i will help you to fix Windows 7 Build 7601 Not Genuine error in Windows 7/8.1/8 & Windows 10.

Don’t Panic!!

How to Fix This copy of Windows is not genuine or Windows 7 is Not Genuine Error?

So let’s Start the Guide to Solve the error.

1. Uninstall Update KB971033

So the reason is, your windows OS detected the updated file of KB971033. So it’s required to uninstall this update. Must reading the following steps because any wrong step will crack your windows OS.

Step 1. First of all, press and hold windows logo key + R key to open Run dialog box.

windows is not genuine error

Step 2. Write Control Panel in run box and hit enter.

Step 3. Now go to, Control Panel, Programs->Programs and features and click on View installed updates.

view installed updates

Step 4. In this list, you will find “KB971033“, right click on it and uninstall it.

uninstall kb971033 update

Step 5. Restart your PC. That’s it.

So, now check windows is not genuine error is still appearing? Then try another method.

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2. Using Use SLMGR -REARM command

So, in this method, you can solve by just resting your windows licence using CMD. Follow below guide.

Step 1. Go to the start button, and type CMD.

Step 2. Right click on CMD option and click on Run As Administration.

cmd run as administration

Step 3. Now, type SLMGR -REARM command in CMD. (SLMGR is used for manage windows licence and -REARM will reset that windows licence.)

If this command not worked, then try SLMGR /REARM. Because in most of 64Bit system, above command will not worked.

windows is not genuine error

Step 4. You will see the OK pop-up. Just click on OK and Restart your PC.

fix Windows 7 Not Genuine Error

Step 5. All Done! The windows is not genuine error is successful solved.

So, i hope you successful solved the windows is not genuine error completely. Here’s another method also to fix that error. Read Below.

3. Turn off Auto updates

So, as i discuss, you are not using original licence windows OS. So, turn off auto updates of windows otherwise you will get the same error another time.

Steps to Turn off Auto updates. Go to Control Panel>Windows Update>Install updates automatically(Recommended)>Never Check for Updates(Not recommended).

Final Words

So i hope, you successful solve the Windows is not genuine error in Windows 7/8.1 & Windows 10. Are you still getting same error after following all the steps? So you need to again install Windows 7/8/8.1/10 using CD or Bootable pendrive. After installing make sure you follow all above steps and then you will never got This copy of Windows is not genuine error. If you like this post, then please comment below and help us to grow. Thank You. Subscribe our news latter for more Tech updates, Windows fix, How to guides.

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