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Windows 7: How to tell if window 7 is genuine?

16 Jun 2015   #1

window 7 ultimate x32
How to tell if window 7 is genuine?

Years ago my father bought a PC installed with window 7 x32. However the seller guy told him that the window running on his PC wasn't genuine.So i decided to run MGADiag Tool and the result says that it is genuine. I'm pretty confused now.Can the result from MGADiag Tool be trusted?or do we have other ways to confirm this? the report from MGADiag Tool as follows:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0019.0):
WGA Data-->
Validation Status: Genuine
Validation Code: 0

Cached Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-GJY49-VJBQ7-HYRR2
Windows Product Key Hash: W5/6nm6F2UPXrCkY5xUhXb/+21g=
Windows Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7600.2.00010100.0.0.001
ID: {12C560E2-605E-464D-A278-983E5C9BD1E5}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
WGA Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000000
Build lab: 7600.win7_gdr.110408-1633
TTS Error: 
Validation Diagnostic: 
Resolution Status: N/A

WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

WGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 100 Genuine
Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 - 100 Genuine
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258-3_E2AD56EA-765-d003_E2AD56EA-766-0_E2AD56EA-134-80004005_E2AD56EA-765-b01a_E2AD56EA-766-0_E2AD56EA-148-80004005_16E0B333-89-80004005_B4D0AA8B-1029-80004005

Browser Data-->
Proxy settings: N/A
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)
Default Browser: C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
Active scripting: Allowed
Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed

File Scan Data-->

Other data-->
Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{12C560E2-605E-464D-A278-983E5C9BD1E5}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0019.0</Version><OS>6.1.7600.2.00010100.0.0.001</OS><Architecture>x32</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-HYRR2</PKey><PID>00426-OEM-8992662-00006</PID><PIDType>2</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-2394462339-1964722280-4090714035</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Acer</Manufacturer><Model>Aspire M1830</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>American Megatrends Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>P01-A3L</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="5"/><Date>20100225000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>1FBA3607018400F8</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Malay Peninsula Standard Time(GMT+08:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM><OEMID>ACRSYS</OEMID><OEMTableID>ACRPRDCT</OEMTableID></OEM><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>100</Result><Products><Product GUID="{90120000-0030-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}"><LegitResult>100</LegitResult><Name>Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007</Name><Ver>12</Ver><Val>5D65FE14D58F586</Val><Hash>BAoDbPc0n8rFHidSDI0n88MWyd0=</Hash><Pid>89388-707-0270147-65625</Pid><PidType>14</PidType></Product></Products><Applications><App Id="15" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="16" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="18" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="19" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="1A" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="1B" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="44" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="A1" Version="12" Result="100"/><App Id="BA" Version="12" Result="100"/></Applications></Office></Software></GenuineResults>  

Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002

Licensing Data-->
Software licensing service version: 6.1.7600.16385

Name: Windows(R) 7, Ultimate edition
Description: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, OEM_SLP channel
Activation ID: 7cfd4696-69a9-4af7-af36-ff3d12b6b6c8
Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
Extended PID: 00426-00178-926-600006-02-1033-7600.0000-2852010
Installation ID: 002830332212795670962206582436026153076134012923976712
Processor Certificate URL:
Machine Certificate URL:
Use License URL:
Product Key Certificate URL:
Partial Product Key: HYRR2
License Status: Licensed
Remaining Windows rearm count: 3
Trusted time: 17-Jun-2015 9:23:12 AM

Windows Activation Technologies-->
HrOffline: 0x00000000
HrOnline: 0x00000000
HealthStatus: PASS
Event Time Stamp: 6:17:2015 07:50
WAT Activex: Registered
WAT Admin Service: Registered

HWID Data-->

OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->

OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes
Windows marker version: 0x20001
OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: yes
BIOS Information: 
  ACPI Table Name	OEMID Value	OEMTableID Value
  APIC			022510		APIC1202
  FACP			022510		FACP1202
  HPET			022510		OEMHPET 
  MCFG			022510		OEMMCFG 
  OEMB			022510		OEMB1202
  GSCI			022510		GMCHSCI 
  SSDT			DpgPmm		CpuPm

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jun 2015   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

For what version and edition of Windows is the machine licensed - according to the COA sticker on the case?
MGADiag can be trusted - but only so far. It's a technical tool, and can be fooled by technical means such as Activation Exploits.
Always, with machines pre-installed with Windows, the deciding point is the COA sticker - which is what the machine shipped with in the first place.

If the COA sticker says Windows 7 Ultimate OA , then the install is genuine - anything else, and it's counterfeit, and probably enabled by an Activation Exploit.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jun 2015   #3

window 7 ultimate x32

I couldn't find any coa sticker like you mentioned (only intel sticker on the case). Now i'm pretty convinced our window is counterfeit.thanks.i appreciate your reply.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

17 Jun 2015   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium

But - you won't find a COA sticker on a home/custom built computer. Such as in my case. I build my computers from parts from Newegg, CDW, and such. Then I buy the Windows program (disk or download) and get the Activation code.

Question: on the Control Panel>System screen there is a "windows is genuine" symbol. Does that mean it's genuine? Also will it say "Activated" if it is fake (can you activate a fake copy)?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jun 2015   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

If you buy a Windows License you will ALWAYS get either a COA sticker (for OEM versions) or a Proof of License card - or possibly an email from MS if you purchased it from the MS Store.

It is very easy to 'activate' counterfeits - it takes about two minutes and a little googling. The problem is that the process requires what is in effect the installation of a rootkit hack into the system, and this can have unforeseen and unpredictable effects (not to mention the possibility of the hack also containing serious malware or viruses).

There are also a number of different type of counterfeit - such as the subscription Key which is sold on a few times. All the 'activated' machines will be declared invalid when the vendor triggers an alarm at MS (and they all do, eventually!)

On the Control Panel>System screen, I suggest that you look much closer at the wording.
It does NOT - ever - say 'Windows is Genuine'. It says 'Windows is activated'
The 'Genuine Windows' icon on the right does not say that Windows is genuine - it merely invites you to make sure that Windows is genuine.
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