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Application has windowsYes
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Uses the internetNo
Imports potentialy dangerous functionsYes
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NameWindows Genuine Advantage
Latest stable release1.9.42.0
Operating systemWindows XP to Windows 7
TypeCopy protection, digital rights management
LicenseProprietary (same as Windows)

Windows Genuine Advantage WGA ) is an anti-infringement system created by Microsoft that enforces online validation of the licensing of several recent Microsoft Windows operating systems when accessing several services, such as Windows Update, and downloading Windows components from the Microsoft Download Center. In Windows 7, WGA is renamed Windows Activation Technologies . WGA consists of two components: an installable component called WGA Notifications that hooks into Winlogon and validates the Windows license upon each logon and an ActiveX control that checks the validity of the Windows license when downloading certain updates from the Microsoft Download Center or Windows Update. WGA Notifications covers Windows XP and later, with the exception of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. The ActiveX control checks Windows 2000 Professional licenses as well. WGA also advertises the latest service pack, Service Pack 3, for Windows XP, which requires manual intervention to disable. Previously voluntary, it became mandatory for use of these services by July 2005. Despite its name it does not actually evaluate the integrity or security of any computer.

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Icon statusVisible
Icon settingHidden when inactive
Executable fileC:\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exe
Parent processC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
Can be uninstalledNo
Size on disk947.3 Kb
Minimum recorded memory usage6 Mb
Average recorded memory usage6 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage6 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured04/02/2013 17:24:39
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage3%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured04/02/2013 17:26:23
Started at04/02/2013 15:52:25
Total CPU time 1 seconds
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