Genuine Microsoft products contain piracy prevention features that can be checked with the help of the Windows Comparison Guide, the Office Comparison Guide and the Installed Microsoft Software tool.
Using Pirated software comes with its share of problems, consequences and risks – so it is best to always use genuine software. Every edition of genuine Windows comes with piracy prevention features. Comparing the features of your software to those of genuine Windows can help determine if your copy of Windows is genuine.
Is your Microsoft software genuine
You may also use the Genuine Microsoft Software Tool to view detailed information about piracy prevention features of Windows software installed on your PC. The Genuine Microsoft Software Diagnostic Site will ensure that your browser settings are configured properly to see images, run scripts, and allow ActiveX controls to download and run. You will be walked through the troubleshooting process step by step. If your configuration settings are not correct, you will be provided with suggestions to resolve the problem.
To learn more about how to tell if your Microsoft software is genuine or counterfeit, go here.
Report Counterfeit Microsoft Software
To report counterfeit Microsoft software, go here.