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The other option is of course to buy a legal version of Windows XP off the Internet or in a retail store.
Generally the prices for these versions will be more than the price Microsoft is offering for their Windows Genuine Advantage Kit.
Windows Genuine Advantage is Microsoft's not so subtle crackdown on illegal piracy of Windows XP and Microsoft Office products.
Microsoft started with an Active X component to force owners of Windows XP to validate their version before downloading security updates.
In this guide I will show you how to remove the WGA notifications should you want to, after which you’ll not be able to download non-critical updates but will still receive the critical fixes that really matter.
Microsoft is offering the Windows XP Home Edition license kit for .00 to customers, while the XP Pro Edition is 9.00.
The Windows Genuine Advantage Kit for Windows XP will include a new 25-character Product Key and a Windows Product Key Update tool that will allow customers to convert their counterfeit copy to genuine Windows XP electronically.
However only high-quality counterfeit Windows versions will qualify for this copy.
For customers who received a computer from a friend, off the Internet or another way and an illegal version was installed, the only option is to buy a fully licensed version.