Originally Posted by Jimmy 2004
Mine is legal, and I've read that false positives are quite rare. Did your friend have to phone up about activation Alec, or was it directly linked to the Genuine Advantage tests? I have to phone up M$ every time I reinstall, but I pass the GA tests no problem. You can get passed them anyway, but I don't know quite how.
It was when he RE-installed it, & when you have to validate it... I am on the phone w/ him now in fact, lol... they told him he reinstalled TOO many times & the MS rep stated he 'exceeded the usual limit' for reinstalls, etc.