Converting pirated operating system into genuine

pizda

Is it possible to convert a pirated windows operating system into a genuine one with applications available on the Net, such as, AntiWPA for x86 and x64 ?

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jlister
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In many cases, pirated software is hacked to run, and won't work correctly if you buy a license and attempt to apply it to the hacked version. AntiWPA doesn't make a genuine operating system out of a pirated one - it just strips out the activation code  - which is a violation of the DCMA laws. In my experience, it's best to wipe the drive and reinstall fresh with a clean copy of the properly-licensed software.

stephenb
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How important is your time? Pirated software, even if you could "convert" it to being "genuine", could also contain unknown/unexpected code that was added by a 3rd party. The last thing you want to do is infect your office with some spyware/malware because you were too cheap to buy legitimate operating system software. And you'll spend far more time troubleshooting issues if your software came from an unknown source like a torrent.

ablake
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If you run into an issue with not being able to buy the software you need - let's say you have a legacy app that requires being run from Windows XP - you could pick up the license from a third party on ebay and just go ahead and use your pirated copy to get things up and running. How could you be breaking the law if you (eventually) buy a license?

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jimlynch
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Hi pizda,

Do yourself a favor and just buy a copy of Windows. It's much easier and will save you the worries about running hacked software. You can snag a copy of Windows 7 right from Microsoft's site here:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/buy/windows-7.aspx

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BruceDeVries
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Buy a key for under $30 for Windows 7 SP1! Search for Windows keys.  Other versions of windows are also available.  Keys are valid and come with a link to download the operating system you purchased.

 

Agili Ron
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Hello Friends,

The watermark above was what came up on my screen a few days before as i formatted my computer using a pirated Windows XP SP3 CD...I first got frustrated due to the nag screen then I thought If there is a problem there must be a solution....I started browsing my most reliable source of-course - Internet and at last tried it and it worked to.
Follow the following steps to make Windows Xp genuine:
1. Click on start and then click on run.
2. Enter ' regedit ' and click OK (without ' ' inverted commas)
3. Registry Editor will open.click on the plus sign besides HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
4. Now double click on Software
5. scroll downwards and find Microsoft and double click on it.
6. Another series of of keys open now scroll downwards & double click on Windows NT .
7. now scroll downwards and click WPA Events under CurrentVersion.
8. Select the key OOBE Timer double click and delete the data by selecting it with mouse pointer
9. Close registry editor
10. Now open Run again and type : %systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /a
11. Click on the second Radio Button Of activation by Telephone & click next.
12. Now the option comes change Product Key click on it and enter the activation code present in this file uploaded on mediafire : Windows XP activation Key & click Update.
13. Now your windows is activated the only thing u need to do is to click on "Remind Me Later" option and Restart your computer

Thanks and Regards,
Agili Ron

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