Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Windows 7 activation already cracked with Lenovo's OEM license key

by Nilay Patel, posted Jul 29th 2009 at 12:14PM

Sort of funny that Microsoft made a big show of handing over the Windows 7 RTM code to Lenovo and other manufacturers last week -- the first activation crack for the OS has just appeared, and it's based on Lenovo's OEM license key. Oops. The crack apparently works with 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 Ultimate, and it apparently passes Genuine Advantage, so things are looking good for all you wannabe pirates out there. Youdid buy an upgrade disc, though, right?

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