Windows XP - Clear the installation Windows Genuine Advantage

April 2018


Windows Genuine Advantage has been downloaded and make attempts to install on every boot? How do I clear the installation folder


You can delete installation of WGA by deleting files/folder containing the word in the WGA
  • Clear this folder C:\WINDOWS\system32\KB905474\
  • C:\WINDOWS\Tasks (wga setup)
  • C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\a49d784415582d2f98c84ceb0a75d898\update
  • C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\ (

Thanks to Erwanmsn for this tip.
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on April 11, 2011 at 07:21 AM by aakai1056.
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