Posts under Genuine tag.

Why not to use a Pirated copy of Windows 10

Microsoft was very strict on Genuine Copies of Windows a decade ago.  Many consumers used to run Windows with crack, i.e., a pirated copy of Windows because it wasn’t affordable. However, in the past few years, Microsoft went soft on […]

Windows Key is Genuine

How to check if the Windows Key is Genuine or Legit

A copy of Windows is genuine only if it has been activated using a valid key. When you buy Windows Keys from Microsoft websites or get them from the OEMs, you can be sure that they are genuine. But you […]

Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostic Tool

Fix: This copy of Windows is not genuine

After you install your genuine copy of the Windows operating system on your computer, you are required to activate Windows within a stipulated period of time. If you do not, you will see a message This copy of Windows is […]

Microsoft Windows Desktop Licensing – Details, FAQ, Information

As an MVP, I would like to take this opportunity to share some guidelines on acquiring Windows Desktop Licenses which will help protect you and your organization from piracy/usage of unlicensed software, and the associated risks. Windows Desktop Licensing 1. […]

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Microsoft releases Windows 7 Update to detect activation exploits

We had reported earlier that Microsoft would deploy a new update for Windows Activation Technologies. This update   to the activation and validation components in Windows Activation Technologies for Windows 7, is now available. Windows Activation Technologies help you confirm that […]