WAT Update (KB971033) is Live to kill cracked & pirated copies of Windows 7

Windows 7 Microsoft has gone a step ahead in order to defeat illegal Windows 7 users who are using non-genuine, cracked, and pirated versions of Windows 7 OS. A WAT (Windows Activation Technologies) update is now live on Windows update which aims to detect more than 70 activation exploits.

KB971033 update for WAT helps detect validation errors, activation exploits, and any tampering attempts made to important Windows 7 system files. Be aware that some counterfeit copies of Windows include malware.

KB971033 Windows 7 WAT update

Causes of WAT update – When this update is installed, it performs a validation process for the copy of Windows that is running on your computer. If a validation error or activation exploit is detected, and you decide not to resolve the validation error or the activation exploit at that time, you will be periodically notified that the copy of Windows 7 that is running on your computer is not genuine. More here

Note – It is advisable not to install this update if you’re running non-genuine Windows 7. You can easily avoid it by hiding it from Windows update.

Disclaimer: We always advice you to run a genuine copy of Microsoft Windows.


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

3 Responses

  1. likeer says:

    It is a nice blog, thanks for comingGreat to hear you’re doing so well

  2. ZLC says:

    “Be aware that some counterfeit copies of Windows include malware.” Haha scare tactics? Really? Whatever.

  3. Meh says:

    All the hackers love Linux yet Microsoft seems to be the one full of exploits.

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