WGA — Too Many False Positives

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 7:48 am

Microsoft insists that its Windows Genuine Advantage anti-piracy program is nearly flawless. But that’s not the impression you get when you visit the company’s WGA Validation Problems forum. Ed Bott at ZDNet went through 137 problem reports submitted there during a two-week period, each one accompanied by the output from the official Microsoft diagnostic utility, and found that 42% of the people reporting problems were actually running Genuine software.

Source: Slashdot


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