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Microsoft Confirms Effectiveness of Windows Vista OEM Hack
Written by Danrok   
Monday, 16 April 2007 04:58


Windows Vista.
From DailyTech:

Microsoft last week confirmed the existence and effectiveness of a method to bypass Windows Vista activation. Microsoft senior product manager Alex Kochis posted on the MSDN Windows Genuine Advantage blog details of Microsoft’s OEM BIOS-based activation system and how it can be used to illegally activate nearly any version of Windows Vista.

This form of product activation is also known as OEM Activation or just OA,” Kochis wrote. “Back at the launch of Windows XP when Microsoft introduced Windows Product Activation, we recognized that as easy as end-user activation is, it still represented an extra step.

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