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Windows Genuine Advantage 1.0 Hacked After 2 Days

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In its crusade against users owning pirated copies of Windows who are downloading updates offered by Windows

Update, Microsoft activated this week Windows Genuine Advantage 1.0.

The program offers access to programs like Windows Media Player, DirectX and Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware only to those users who own a genuine copy of Windows.

Unfortunately for the Redmond company, a hackers has already found a way to bypass the authenticating process from Windows Genuine Advantage. It only takes a few JavaScript code lines in the browser, and the road to Windows Update is clear.

Hackers posted versions of this crack for both IE and Firefox, and there is also a thread on Slashdot where several users say they have succeeded to trick Windows Genuine Advantage.

Microsoft is already looking into the problem and company officials said that a patch for this problem will be issued soon.

In response, the hacker said on his Web page that he will also improve the crack.

//http://news.softpedia.com/news/Windows-Genuine-Advantage-1-0-Hacked-After-2-Days-5587.shtml

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Teddy Rogers

Here is a percentage of pirated software use in certain countries:

Vietnam: 92%

Ukraine: 91%

China: 90%

Zimbabwe: 90%

Indonesia: 87%

Ted.

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cektop

Wow. I think they're standing great in China. How many registered copies is that?

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bryon

i guess they ll be fixed soon though

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MaRKuS_TH-DJM

doesn't matter... new fixes will appear.

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NiNJ4

There will always be mirrors, too, Microsoft's not the only place where you can get your updates / betas.

Edited by NiNJ4 (see edit history)

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cektop

Btw, Oh yeah, this is a crusade. Sheesh!

Come on, you dont really believe that Microsoft missed this? If mistakes like that were made where would we be today. They're just making some pressure on people to go legit, but they wont risk loosing windows users. Most people in most countries would switch to Linux rather than purchase windows if that was a must.

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Guest mph185

teddy how do you find these things out

what about the uk

snd rocks

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Teddy Rogers

I can't recall the exact figures for the UK but it had one of the lowest piracy rates in the world, even lower than the US I think...

Ted.

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Guest Nemesis02

So where is this crack? me need it...

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MaRKuS_TH-DJM

for all the beginner crackers:

why not trying to crack the LegitCheckControl.dll yourself? it isn't packed, it isn't protected... shouldn't be very hard also for beginners.

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Blah

i saw this..by The Wraith

thought might be interested here.

_http://groups.msn.com/THEWRAITH517/xptweeksideas.msnw?action=get_message&mview=1&ID_Message=190

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Guest unixoffensive

We are work 2 hrs on an crack,,,

patch the LegitCheckControl.dll

an have fun,,!!!!

and the Onlineupdatecheck is not a Problem.

C.U

UNIXOFFENSIVE

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Bone_Enterprise

eh, what?

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Guest Chaser

he talks about the possibility to patch this dll in order to bypass the new check for pirated windows xps!

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zer0buRn
We are work 2 hrs on an crack,,,

patch the LegitCheckControl.dll

an have fun,,!!!!

and the Onlineupdatecheck is not a Problem.

C.U

UNIXOFFENSIVE

No need to create a new topic for this. Merging topic

And welcome to the forum.

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POWERDEVIL

Take a look here this worked for me.

h**p://www.extended64.com/blogs/rafael/archive/2005/07/27/1026.aspx

:thumbs:

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Teddy Rogers

I don't know what all the fuss is about. I just went on Windows Updates and it didn't ask me for a thing. Does this only concern those people who are using pirated Windows with a known pirated serial?

Ted.

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Blah

the other day it asked to verify my key (never happened before)buts its all good cause mines legal...

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panas
I don't know what all the fuss is about. I just went on Windows Updates and it didn't ask me for a thing. Does this only concern those people who are using pirated Windows with a known pirated serial?

Ted.

Hi Ted. Some versions pass the check. I have 2 PCs and the one passed it without any problem. Most possibly because it is corp edition.

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Guest unixoffensive

Hi panas,

Info:

TESTED!!"

Windows XP Home,Professional,Corp. Orginal Key

Windows XP Home,Professional,Corp. Pirated Key

All Versions 100 % Working with OnlineupdateCheck

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Guest indtram

Thax to Java code !!!

Windows XP is Upto date !!

thx again Bros.

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Guest goldenboy

TWK PROUDLY PRESENTS:

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Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool(KB892130) XP Pro Corporate Key

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Release Date :06.08.2005 TYPE : Serial

Release Size :01xXXMB Protection :Serial

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--- - RELEASE NOTES - ---

Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool use Windows XP and can't do

Windows Update or MS Security Downloads any longer without legit serial key.

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--- - RELEASE iNFO - ---

1. Unzip, Unrar.

2. Run XPPID.exe

3. Type REMOVED .

4. Change key.

5. Enjoy

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designed to dominate # THE WAREZ KINGDOM # TWK '04

[ NFO by a friend. Last updated: 01-10-2005 ]

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TWK Greets

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IHQDR THM

http://downloads.planetmirror.com/pub/majorgeeks/misc/xppid.exe
Edited by Bone_Enterprise (see edit history)

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