I want to know if my windows 10 is genuine
I don't know whether my PC's windows is Genuine or Not
if you want to know if your windows 10 is genuine:
Click on the magnifying glass(Search) icon located in the bottom left corner of the taskbar, and search for: "Settings".
Click on the "activation" Section.
if your windows 10 is genuine, it will say: "Windows is activated", and give you the product ID
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You can perform Windows genuine validation via Settings. Just go to the Start menu, click Settings, then click Update & security.
Then, navigate to the Activation section to see if the OS is activated. If yes, and it shows "Windows is activated with a digital license ", your Windows 10 is Genuine.
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About Genuine Windows
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Activated does not always mean Genuine. Activation and genuine are two separate processes
open an Elevated CMD prompt
this will generate a cab
Open the cab file Using explorer ( click on it in explorer, it should open.
Extract the SPPDiagReport.xml
Look for this line: <LocalGenuineState>SL_GEN_STATE_IS_GENUINE</LocalGenuineState>
That will tell you if the machine is Genuine,
Most end users do NOT have personal computers that display: Windows is activated using your organization's activation service.
Is this a personal computer? business? education?
A log collector and scripts can run to check piracy / crack.
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I found the below article is really useful and it has discussed all these methods.
However, It seems that the method suggested by Dgorter is more accurate in checking the genuineness of the Windows OS.
The below article discussed the importance of genuine windows along with How to Check Windows 10 is Genuine or Not Genuine
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