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Try it for yourself....

http://support.micro...m/?kbid=2756822

Hope this alleviates confusion.

1. Click the link. It's a KB article.

2. On the KB article page, choose the download link for your OS.

3. Try to download it.

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Guess we'll have to get Updates on Pirate Bay. :laugh:

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Huh?

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Im also confused here?

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Hope this alleviates confusion.

1. Click the link. It's a KB article.

2. On the KB article page, choose the download link for your OS.

3. Try to download it.

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post does not make sense at all; also i like them tags, i mean win2k, winme, win98se, win98 and win95? :laugh: that update minimum is Windows XP SP3, so...seriously? :laugh:

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Hope this alleviates confusion.

1. Click the link. It's a KB article.

2. On the KB article page, choose the download link for your OS.

3. Try to download it.

It's a known glitch that's being addressed. For now, need to open the URL in IE so it can use the non-exe validation tool.

For example, from your page linked above, the x86 Windows 7 version links me to this in Firefox:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/exe-validation.aspx?id=34914[/CODE]

Change it to this and open in IE (swap exe for genuine if the forum truncates it..):

[CODE]http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/genuine-validation.aspx?id=34914[/CODE]

And it let me download it.

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Hope this alleviates confusion.

1. Click the link. It's a KB article.

2. On the KB article page, choose the download link for your OS.

3. Try to download it.

Worked for me. it took me to the download page and I clicked download and it started to download.

So what is the actual problem?

Win 7 BTW.

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It's a known glitch that's being addressed. For now, need to open the URL in IE so it can use the non-exe validation tool.

For example, from your page linked above, the x86 Windows 7 version links me to this in Firefox:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/exe-validation.aspx?id=34914[/CODE]

Change it to this and open in IE (swap exe for genuine if the forum truncates it..):

[CODE]http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/genuine-validation.aspx?id=34914[/CODE]

And it let me download it.

tried in IE9, worked, so i tried in firefox and it asked to run the WGA tool and it says that that version in no longer supported :rofl:

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Lol.

RRr0n.png

Looks like they 'forgot' about this.

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I just downloaded a Silverlight Update with no problem.

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Silverlight doesn't require validation.

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Worked for me ! Downloaded Windows6.1-KB2756822-x64 and ran it. It said I already had the update on my computer.

(Update to automatically adjust clock for daylight savings)

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so in firefox 16.01 on windows 7 x64 ultimate -- downloading just fine

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Lol.

RRr0n.png

Looks like they 'forgot' about this.

Got that exact same error, must be a temporary glitch

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so in firefox 16.01 on windows 7 x64 ultimate -- downloading just fine

You must have used a URL trick. GenuineCheck.exe has been broken for about 6 months. Maybe longer. My memory betrays me.

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Who cares! It's out of date crap anyway.

XP is dead. It's time to move on.

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What does this have to do with XP you ninny?

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no I did not do any url tricks -- I clicked the url off the page you linked too.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=c5f25ba8-fcaa-4436-b5ab-8725b00e74bc

But seems that embedded url on the top - I did not catch that before did not require validation. When I went down the page and found the normal validation one it does fail.

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Who cares! It's out of date crap anyway.

XP is dead. It's time to move on.

So you hate fan of apple and xp users... yet you call everyone else a sheep?

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So you hate fan of apple and xp users... yet you call everyone else a sheep?

Yes.

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Yes.

Awesome, just checking.

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