Not always the user can be sure that his computer has a genuine version of Windows. But sometimes there are cases when it is required to check it.
For different versions of Windows, there are different ways to check.
To authenticate the operating systemRun the command prompt on Windows XP. To do this, select "Start" - & gt- "All Programs" - & gt- "Standard" - & gt- "Command Line" or "Start" - & gt- "Run", then in the corresponding field enter cmd.exe. In the command line that opens, type C: Windowssystem32OOBE msoobe / A, and then press the enter key. The appeared dialog box will display information about the authenticity of the operating system.
To verify the authenticity of the Windows Vista operating system, also run a command prompt. Then sequentially execute the following scripts by entering them on the command line: - slmgr-xrg-
- slmgr.vbs-DLV.In the dialog boxes that appear, after execution of each script, information about the authenticity of the license will be displayed.
To authenticate the operating systemWindows 7 use special updates that are responsible for this function. They are mandatory and are installed automatically if automatic system update is enabled. If not, install them yourself using the Windows Update Center.
Also confirm authenticity Windows can be accessed through Microsoft's official website. Launch the web browser and follow the link http://windows.microsoft.com/ru-RU/windows/help/genuine/what-is-validation. This page presents a detailedInformation regarding what Windows authentication is and how it can be traversed. After reading, click on the "Check Now" link, located at the top right of the page.
Read the information that has appeared. After that, click on the "Download" link. Specify the location of the file to be saved. Without closing the browser, double-click on the saved file after it is fully downloaded. Click "Run" and follow the instructions that appear. After the installation is complete, click the "Continue" button located on the web page from which the file was downloaded. Based on the test results, you will receive information about the authenticity of Windows.