An authorised change was made to windows, Windows has discovered a change that will result in limited windows functionality
Posted on 2014-01-28
When i log on to win 2008 server, windows activation windows pops up as "An authorised change was made to windows, Windows has discovered a change that will result in limited windows functionality". Clicking on OK button takes to MS website with information as below.
Validation Status: Action Required
The validation process cannot continue because your web browser is not configured to run the components required by the genuine validation process. The following will help you fix this problem and continue with validation. Do not find options to enable activex on information bar.
Clicking on Validate button asked to run .hta file but its not getting installed.
Tried below actions but no luck.
1. Enabled activex controls of IE from tools,options,security.
2. Did registry changes in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0 changed 1200 value to 0.
3. uninstalled antivirus
Please help to resolve this issue.