Windows 7 missing srvcli.dll

#1
My computer was running fine and then one day we turned it on and it said that "This copy of Windows is not genuine" and says that srvcli.dll is missing. I have no Windows installation discs or any recovery discs because the place I bought it from is shady. They told me that I basically can't do anything about it. To fix this issue, I've been told that I have to spend $109 at Microsoft to get a new product key and a recovery disc.
Trying to save myself money, I've been searching the web and found systemdiscs.com so I'm wondering, can I use the recovery discs to get the srvcli.dll?
 

Terry60

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#2
No. It's just for fixing broken boot files.
 

Mak 2.0

Mod...WAFFLES!?!?
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#3
As Terry said, no. That file is specific to the serial key and activation. There is no legal way to get it other than the way suggested. Purchase a copy of Windows.
 
#4
You should have a backup copy of all Windows dll's in the side-by-side folder, WinSxS. Copy it to your system32 folder with a boot CD.

(On an x86 system: C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-smbserver-netapi_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17514_none_42addd28aecda4c6\srvcli.dll)
 
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