Microsoft has updated Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Notifications and Validation Tool to version (or 1.7.0018.1) since late February and early March, ironically is to improve ‘user experience’ while validation is done, despite the fact that anti-piracy technology has caused great inconvenient to Windows users. If you want the ‘user friendlier’ version of WGA validation tool, it can be downloaded from Microsoft Download Center. The WGA application is been rolled out via Windows Updates too, and at this point, some has reported that WGA version has been released too.

After you have installed WGA v1.7.18.1, or has accidentally installed WGA that validate your copy of Windows as non-genuine, rendering you unable to access Windows Update or download software from Microsoft Download Center, Team ETH0 has released a cracked version of WGA files for v1.7.18.1 consisted of modified LegitCheckControl.dll, WgaLogon.dll and WgaTray.exe. With the ETH0 WGA crack, users can has full access to download hotfixes from Windows Updates and premium downloads from Microsoft Download Center.

To use the WGA crack, simply run the installer.bat after extracting the archive. You can also lookout for more efficient way to crack and bypass WGA here.

Download Windows.Genuine.Advantage.Validation.v1.7.18.1.CRACKED-ETH0.rar (link removed).

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