Re: Update for Windows XP (KB898461)
Helped me get further but still failed. Gdamn Microsoft
> Microsoft Solution provided by another User:
> If the WGA issue occurred when the Windows system has been activated, it was
> likely caused by one of
> the following factors:
> 1. A security program running background prevents the validation tool from
> running properly.
> 2. The WGA engine was not installed or running properly.
> We can take the following steps and see if the issue can be resolved.
> Step 1: Disable the security programs temporarily
> The following programs can prevent the validation tool from running
> properly. I suggest we disable
> them temporarily to test the issue:
> Norton Security programs
> Panda Antivirus programs
> Web Accelarator programs
> Anti-Spyware programs
> If any of the above programs cause the issue, please check if it can be
> re-configured to accept the
> WGA ActiveX control. Otherwise, please temporarily disabled to enable the
> WGA validation tool.
> However, please re-enable the application after we complete the
> troubleshooting steps.
> Step 2: Install the WGA engine manually
> The WGA engine may have been already installed but is not working properly.
> We can use the following
> steps to reinstall it. This will ensure the engine files be copied and
> registered properly.
> 1. Download the ActiveX cab file from the following link and then save it to
> the Desktop.
> Open the downloaded cab file and we will find the following three files:
> 2. Click "Start", click "Run", type: "%windir%\system32" (without
> quotations) and press Enter. Copy
> the GWFSPIDGen.dll and LegitCheckControl.dll files into the opened system32
> 3. Click "Start", click "Run", type: "REGSVR32 LegitCheckControl.dll"
> (without the quotations) and
> press Enter. We will see a popup message state this process succeeded.
> 4. Click "Start", click "Run", type: "inf" (without quotations) and press
> Enter. Copy the
> LegitCheckControl.inf file into the opened inf folder.
> 5. Right click on the copied LegitCheckControl.inf file in the inf folder,
> and then choose Install.
> The WGA engine will be installed automatically.
> After we finish the above steps, please restart the computer and try to
> validate the Windows again.
> "Tom" wrote:
> > I am NOT using that and have this problem, as do thousands of other people
> > not using it.
> > "matt" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > news:B75D2F49-6FFB-4F85-9936-45EB5B21D8FA@microsoft.com...
> > > Is it possible that you're using Panda as an antivirus?
> > > If so, everyone using Panda seems to have this problem.
> > > Just go to http://www.fermu.com/content/view/197/37/lang,us/, click on the
> > > link for Panda-users, install the right hotfix and restart your computer.
> > > Then it should work.
> > > Note: this is only for if you're using Panda Titanium Antivirus
> > >
> > >
> > > "acousticdave2995" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi I'm trying to install the updates Update for Windows XP (KB898461)
> > >> Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool (KB892130) but they won't
> > >> install.
> > >> But it says I need these updates. How do I rectify this problem?