Microsoft Clear Up Windows Activations Misconceptions

In response to the article reported last week on Microsoft's plans to change Windows XP Internet activation, Alex Kochis, Senior License Compliance Manager at Microsoft Corp. clarifies the Windows XP Product Activation changes and how it will affect end users.

In brief:

  • Users of genuine Windows will experience no impact

  • The intent is to dissuade the theft or misuse of the Certificate of Authenticity or accompanying product key

  • Honest resellers have requested that Microsoft close this loophole so that they can compete effectively and they are extremely supportive of this effort
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