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I have a friend's computer but I am not sure if the XP is legal or not

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How do I check if a Windows XP is legal or not?
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Just run Windows Updates, they're riddled with WGA patches and scanners.
    
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There should be a Windows Genuine Advantage tool you can get off the Microsoft site.

Also I think if you click the "help" tab in windows explorer there's an option that allows the comp to check and see if it's genuine.
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All of the above are correct.
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Be aware that if Windows is not legit, it will play up e.g. turn the background black every time you boot up and constantly bug you. It may even kick you our or block you.

Maybe you should just leave it? I mean if everything's working, what's the problem?
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why ask why?
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how about not mess around on your friend's computer?
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Maybe he asked him?
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how about not mess around on your friend's computer?
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