Saturday, February 13, 2010

New, voluntary Windows 7 antipiracy update coming

If the update spots known activation exploits and the copy of Windows 7 is found to be nongenuine, the antipiracy notifications built into the OS will spring to life. PCs running genuine Windows 7 software with no activation exploits won't see any prompts since the update runs quietly in the background. . During the quarterly validation, Windows will download the latest "signatures" that are used to identify new activation exploits (think antivirus software). The WAT update will run a check and repair weekly, however, if it discovers tampering, disabling, or missing licensing files.

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