WGA Anti-Piracy Hack, part II

While the first JavaScript method barely seemed worth mentioning as it would no doubt be easily fixed, this mechanism for bypassing the WGA piracy check might be more difficult for them to stop. Microsoft makes available and allows you to run a program called GenuineCheck.exe as an alternative to the ActiveX-based approach. If you set the GenuineCheck.exe program to run in Windows 2000 compatibility mode it will return a non-pirated code regardless of the actual legitimacy of your copy.

Another way past Windows antipiracy found

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