Genuine Windows Validation

Thank you for choosing to validate your Windows installation. Please complete the short validation process explained in the steps below. After validating, you will be returned to the download details page to access your requested download.

Begin genuine Windows validation

  1. Run the validation tool.

    Click Continue to launch the validation tool. When prompted, click Open or Run this program from its current location. The tool will collect information about your computer hardware and software that will determine whether your Windows installation is genuine and provide you with a code that you will use in Step 2 below. It does not collect or send any information that can be used to identify you or contact you. Please read the Windows Genuine Advantage program FAQ to learn more about what information is collected, why it is needed, and how it is used.

  2. Enter your validation code.

    Copy and paste or type the code provided in Step 1 into the box below. Then click Validate.