Thursday, January 26, 2012

How to remove Windows Genuine Advantage Notification in XP


If you are using XP and if you have installed a Third Party OS, then a Windows Genuine Advantage Notification will POP out during the system startup. This may be very irritating to many users. Here are some simple methods to remove it.
Type1:
Step1: Go to C:\WINDOWS\system32
Step2: Rename the following files whichever is present and then give an extension of your choice other than *.dll
  • wlnotify.dll
  • WGA

Type2:
Step1: Go to Run option in the Start Menu in the desktop
Step2: Type regedit.exe and press OK
Step3: Registry Editor window will open and in that go to the following folder structure
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->SOFTWARE->Microsoft->WindowsNT->Winlogon->Notify
Step4: In the Notify folder search for wgalogon folder and delete it.

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