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Updates WGA in SP1

See how SP1 changes the face of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA).
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Here's the first screen that you're faced with - this cannot be dismissed for 15 seconds.

By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes - Hardware 2.0

Post: SP1 brings with it a softer, gentler, naggier WGA - Day 3

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After 15 seconds you can dismiss the window.

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Windows still works, but notice that the desktop background has been set to black.

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Windows Update won't bring in optional updates either.

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Nag screens galore ...

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Everything still works. A relief for those caught up in the WGA net by accident.

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You can reset the wallpaper, but every hour this is reset to black until Windows is put into a genuine state.

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Oh, and when there are no nag screens, the user also sees a message on the desktop informing them that the installation is not genuine.

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If Windows Update is on, nag screens appear regularly.

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