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Windows 7: Microsoft: Validation for Windows 7 is coming soon!

28 Aug 2009   #1
7Dreams

Windows 7 Build 7600 64bit/Ubuntu/Leopard
 
 
Microsoft: Validation for Windows 7 is coming soon!

Microsoft:

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Validation for Windows 7 is coming soon!
Microsoft constantly strives to update our technologies to help protect our customers from the risks of counterfeit software. Right now, we are working hard to improve the way that validation checks to see whether Windows 7 running on your PC is genuine.

Shortly after Windows 7 is available for purchase beginning October 22, you will be able to validate Windows 7 running on your PC to help you determine that itís genuine.

Helpful resources
If youíve already installed Windows 7, here are some links that may help:

* Looking for general information about Windows 7? Visit the Windows 7 home page.
* Have you already activated Windows 7 with a valid product key? Read the Genuine Windows blog post on how to activate Windows 7 running on your PC (English only).
* Are you an IT professional? Visit the Windows Volume Activation site on Microsoft TechNet.

Currently supported operating systems
Only the following operating systems are currently supported by the validation process:

* Windows XP Home Edition
* Windows XP Professional
* Windows XP Starter Edition
* Windows XP Media Center Edition
* Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
* Windows Vista
Source: Genuine Microsoft Software: http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/dow...s.aspx?Error=6


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28 Aug 2009   #2
Crypto

Windows 7 Professional, Windows XP
 
 

Thanks 7Dreamer.
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28 Aug 2009   #3
7Dreams

Windows 7 Build 7600 64bit/Ubuntu/Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crypto View Post
Thanks 7Dreamer.
your welcome
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28 Aug 2009   #4
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Wait I'm confused, what does this mean. O.O
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28 Aug 2009   #5
7Dreams

Windows 7 Build 7600 64bit/Ubuntu/Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Wait I'm confused, what does this mean. O.O
i think it means a genuine validation update will come out to find counterfeit or pirated copies of Windows 7 RTM.
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28 Aug 2009   #6
Crypto

Windows 7 Professional, Windows XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Wait I'm confused, what does this mean. O.O
Hmmmm, yea
I think its like the Online Validation Checking that is for Vista and XP. So as this is not up yet, How predictable is the Validationing of the Current Activations. I mean We already Activated this and What can we do with this ?
Or may be they are working towards a new way of Checking for Real Coppies like looking for OEM Cracked and illegal VLK activations etc.
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28 Aug 2009   #7
7Dreams

Windows 7 Build 7600 64bit/Ubuntu/Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crypto View Post
Hmmmm, yea
I think its like the Online Validation Checking that is for Vista and XP. So as this is not up yet, How predictable is the Validationing of the Current Activations. I mean We already Activated this and What can we do with this ?
yeah same thoughts,
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28 Aug 2009   #8
woolswell

Server 2008 R2 SP1, Win7 x64 Pro SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Wait I'm confused, what does this mean. O.O
That means we better not use the pirated Windows 7.
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28 Aug 2009   #9
7Dreams

Windows 7 Build 7600 64bit/Ubuntu/Leopard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by woolswell View Post
That means we better not use the pirated Windows 7.
exaclty, but hackers will probably bypass this, and piracy will continue..
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28 Aug 2009   #10
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7Dreams View Post
exaclty, but hackers will probably bypass this, and piracy will continue..
Yeah, but these measures are no doubt making things more complicated for the end-user. In fact, it's making things more difficult for those of us who are using legal copies of the OS as well.

I honestly think that 1 reason so many people poo-poo'd Vista at release was because it didn't use the same volume licensing approach that so many people used with Windows XP and when they couldn't pirate Vista as easily..they just sat back and continued to use Win XP instead and badmouthed what they couldn't easily steal.
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