How To Disable Windows Genuine Advantage WarningBy Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Thursday, July 13, 2006
Previously I described how to remove the Windows Genuine Advantage Notification Tool. It is a simple tool to get rid of the home calling of Windows Genuine Advantage notification tool. Obviously it also disables the regular “This copy of Microsoft Windows XP is not genuine” type warnings if it feels your copy of windows is not genuine. There is also a manual way to remove WGA notification tool available from internet -
Update: Please follow this procedure instead:
How To Disable Windows Genuine Advantage Notification in 3 Simple Steps
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Kill the process wgatray.exe in Windows TaskManager (Select it then right click and select End task) and restart Windows XP in safe mode. Now delete the following files:
Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\windowss\system32
Delete WgaTray.exe from c:\windows\system32\dllcache
Start Windows Registry editor and delete the folder “WGALOGON” located in the following location:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinlogonNotify.
Delete all references in your registry to WgaTray.exe (repeat search using F3 function key).
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