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Windows 7: How to know if your windows 7 is pirated/illegal copy?


23 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 
How to know if your windows 7 is pirated/illegal copy?

not that i have an illegal copy but just wondering how can you tell from the original/legal copy and the pirated/bootleg one?

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23 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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23 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
that one is xp version lol
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23 Feb 2010   #4

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

If you try to do any updates online

Edit: if you do this microsoft verifies that you are running a valid OS
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23 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Just go here and in the left pane, select Validate Now.
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23 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64
 
 

By having a disc and product key.

There are already cracks around that claim to pass all these tests.... and make the copy seem genuine.
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23 Feb 2010   #7

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Yeah, I dont think the geniune copies come with hacks to validate them. that should be a dead-givaway lol
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23 Feb 2010   #8

 

it will say Service Pack 1
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23 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64
 
 

Yes you would surely know if you have brought it or got it on a new pc, i guess the only time to be cautious is when buying second hand machines.
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23 Feb 2010   #10
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W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Note   Note
Be careful what you talk about, discussing cracks/hacks is not allowed at Seven Forums

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