Revalidating windows

A customer is getting a persistent message "This computer is not running genuine Windows." When I started, Windows would not update. The computer is an unmodified Dell Inspiron 500 running 64-bit Windows 7. System properties reports that Windows is Activated.

The updates installed after running Windows Repair, but I am still getting the not genuine message.

Check the error logs for failed operations immediately before this error message. Reason: Failed to open the database 'xxxxxxxx' configured in the login object while revalidating the login on the connection.

[CLIENT: 10xx.xxx] After some digging, I found this document on the CSS blog: How It Works: Error 18056 – The client was unable to reuse a session with SPID ##, which had been reset for connection pooling and this one by Aaron Bertrand: Troubleshooting Error 18456.

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If someone installed windows 7 64 bit professional using a Dell disc, when the sticker on the computer says the computer is only have windows 7 home edition then it may activate for a little while until the computer verifies the operating system by one of the updates.You don't mention how the network between your web servers and db is configured, maybe your case is similar.Another possibility may be the (old, not sure if ever really resolved, see issue about TCP Chimney Offload settings.Over the last few days it has spat out the following messages about the resetting connection pools: The client was unable to reuse a session with SPID 1327, which had been reset for connection pooling. This error may have been caused by an earlier operation failing.Check the error logs for failed operations immediately before this error message. The client was unable to reuse a session with SPID 959, which had been reset for connection pooling. This error may have been caused by an earlier operation failing.

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