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Microsoft has a long history of attempts to thwart software piracy.
However there won’t be any difference in functionality of operating system.
While Microsoft has not made it clear yet, how they’re going to determine if you’re running a pirated software or game?
Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users this summer, but Microsoft is also extending its offer to software pirates.
"We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10," says Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Windows chief, in an interview with Reuters.
Certain updates and software may be blocked at Microsoft’s discretion, such as value-adding updates and non-security-related software.
Bootlegged copies of Windows Vista can still access updates through the Windows Update control panel.
Right now, Microsoft is more focused in fixing comparability issues of Windows 10 across the different types of hardware’s.
As per by belief, until Microsoft starts pitching Windows 10 services to users, there is no point to worry about using any kind of Software or Games.
A non-genuine Windows XP system can only access updates through Automatic Updates, but not through the update websites.
Microsoft said that it won’t be changing this policy for Windows 7, meaning that pirates will still be as protected as legit users.
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