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Will my Windows 8 remain genuine after installation??

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    Incidentally, activation is supposed to be evidence of your Win8 being genuine.

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  2. #12


    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    Incidentally, activation is supposed to be evidence of your Win8 being genuine.
    Not always, some programs can easily fool the Windows Activation to make it "seemingly" activated, although it is not genuine, such as Windows Loader.
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    I said "supposed to." Didn't say it always works as we might prefer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    I said "supposed to." Didn't say it always works as we might prefer.
    Oops, sorry
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    No problem. Just clarifying.
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