Install Windows® Genuine Advantage
What is Windows Genuine Advantage? Discuss ways to install it.
Windows Genuine Advantage is a software program that is used to validate Windows XP. The same Microsoft genuine program is known as Windows Activation Technologies in Windows Vista and Windows 7 Operating Systems. Windows Genuine Advantage system tool includes validations and notifications. The program is intended to check the valid nature of Windows XP Operating System. The genuine software ensures the user counterfeit-free services and also helps in downloading and installing all the products and new updates. The validation of the program includes the detection and disabling of activation exploits. The activation exploits are intended to bypass the validation and licensing scheme of genuine Microsoft software. The activation exploits are created by piracy software vendors. The notification tool in the program alerts the user about the false nature of the pirated software on the user computer. The notification says that the copy of Windows is not genuine and the user may be a victim of software counterfeiting.
Following are the needs for installing Windows Genuine Advantage and ways to install it:
- Need for installation
- Install while notification appears
- Install from Microsoft Download Center
Need for installation
The chance of pirated software present on the user system is more since Microsoft products are available in a wide range across the world. The user may not be able to differentiate between genuine and pirated editions of the software. The software vendors use certain software that can bypass the licensing of the software even if the product is pirated one. So, in order to help the user to distinguish between genuine and pirated versions, Microsoft corporation has developed Windows Genuine Advantage software. This software validates the software and notify the user.
Install while notification appears
The user with a pirated copy of the software receives some notifications that inform the user about the chance of occurrence of fake software installed on the system. The notifications ask the user to install the software to validate the product. The user can install the validations through the link provided by the notification. The activeX controls for the purpose of validation while downloading the software can be also downloaded from the link provided by the notification.
Navigate to Microsoft Download Center website and find the notifications for Windows Genuine Advantage software. The tool is named as Windows Genuine Advantage notifications package. The Download Center provides the details to download the software like the system requirements. The tool is exclusively designed to work in Windows XP operating system for the purpose of helping the users in reducing the software piracy.
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