Microsoft permits limited use of an unactivated copy of Windows, but wouldn’t piracy be preferable? It turns out that it’s not, after all.

A pirated copy of Windows is one that was downloaded or activated illegally. Most customers choose a cracked version of Windows so they don’t have to pay Microsoft for the genuine copy and can still utilize all of its features. Let’s examine the dangers and security issues associated with pirated Windows to see if we can persuade you otherwise.

1. You May Not Get Any Windows Updates


It is preferable to get a legitimate Windows copy when you consider the dangers of using pirated Windows and the problems it could create.

If you intend to buy or install Windows for the first time, don’t forget to set up Microsoft Defender, change the update settings, and make a backup strategy before you start using it.

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