If you are working on a computer that is powered by Windows 7 operating systems, perhaps you might have encountered issues that cause the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) timer to commence. There are numerous situations where in this type of technical glitches affect adversely on legitimately activated machines. The worst part about this issue is that, if you fail to reactivate your computer after 30 days, you will lose the ability to run programs on your computer. However, our Windows 7 support team opines that you can fix this issue with ease and activate your computer again. According to the team, WGA issue is not a major issue, but failure to reactivate will ultimately render your computer useless until you reinstall your copy Windows 7 operating system.
So, here in this post, I have come up with some simple instructions that will help you fix Windows 7 WGA issue.
Fixing WGA Problem
- Start out the process by turning on your computer. Wait for some time until your computer boots up. If you don’t reactivate within 30 days, you will not be able to run any of the programs on your computer, but you will be allowed to access your files to copy them off the computer onto an external storage device until you reinstall your copy of Windows 7.
- Find your Windows 7 installation packaging that you got with your system or the copy of Windows 7 operating system you bought. You will find a software key on the inside of the packaging that will be needed to activate your computer. Locate the key and note it down.
- Now, you need to click on the Windows “Start” button located on the left side bottom corner of your computer screen. When the Start menu opens up, you need to right-click on the icon tha
t is labeled by “Computer” and select “Properties.” After that, you need to press the “Change Product Key” button besides the timer.
- Type in your software key from the packaging and hit the “OK” button. The software key that you enter will be sent to Microsoft for verification. Wait for some time until you get a confirmation message that reads “You have successfully activated Windows.”
By now, the WGA problem in your computer will be successfully resolved. For further assistance on this, please get in touch with our Windows 7 support team. Adios!