Windows Genuine Advantage Legitmacy Checker

Version known as "LegitCheck.exe".

Application Details:

Version: LegitCheck.exe
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0-rc2

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Test Results

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What works

Providing a code and validating as "Genuine Microsoft Software". Only works with a legitimate Windows licence.

What does not

Hacks designed to bypass it fail under Wine, however registry entry changes and legitimate Microsoft DLLs allow it to work.


What was not tested

Windows 2000 licence, Windows Server 2003 licence, Windows Vista licence, Windows Server 2008 licence.

This was only tested on Windows XP OEM (both Home and Professional).

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Requires registry hacks to work, including an import of Windows ProductID and DigitalProductID. Sample of registry entries needed can be found here:

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowLinux From ScratchJun 16 20081.0-rc2N/A Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 4.x "Etch" x86_64May 29 20081.0-rc1Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 

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