WGA Out, WAT In (Windows Activation Technologies)

Sunday, June 7, 2009

When Windows XP was launched, Microsoft also release an an Anti-Piracy tool called WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage). The tool is downloaded and installed when you run Windows Update on the first time or when you try to download specific tools or software from Microsoft Download Site that requires Genuine check. When Windows Vista was launched, WGA was still the tool that checked if your copy of Windows Vista is Genuine. Windows Activation Technologies On May 07 (2009), The Genuine Windows Blog, published a post regarding the activation experience in Windows 7. This activation...