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How to remove the WGA reminders, pop-ups and nag screens ?

In some cases, even with a legitimate, authentic copy of Windows, WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) installs a small application that keeps displaying nag screens and annoying reminders on your computer that "You may be a victim of software counterfiting". Whether you have a legitimate copy or not, you can remove the constant annoying WGA reminders using the method below.


1. Start the Windows Registry editor: Start > Run > type: regedit
2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify and delete the entire folder called WgaLogon
3. Restart your computer
4. Delete the file wgatray.exe file from both of the following directories:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\System32\dllcache

Note: In some instances, you may have to restart the computer in safe mode before attempting either of the above steps.
If wgatray.exe is running, you may have to use the task manager to stop the proces before being able to delete it.


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