Microsoft pushes a new update (KB2534510) and KB971033 to deactivate counterfeit copies of Windows 7.This Activation Technologies update silently examines your operating system for unauthorized attempts at activating Windows 7.
Earlier we have seen “How to avoid and remove (KB971033) this kind of activation check update“.
Update KB2534510 – Windows Activation Technologies helps you confirm that the copy of Windows 7 that is running on your computer is genuine. Additionally, Windows Activation Technologies helps protect against the risks of counterfeit software. Windows Activation Technologies in Windows 7 consists of activation and validation components that contain anti-piracy features.
If you were accidentally updated the KB2534510,KB971033 it will run silently in your system and will restore the tampered files – which may require a restart, and may even deactivate the pirated copy of Windows 7.
Note: It is advisable not to install this update if you’re running non-genuine Windows 7. You can easily avoid it by hiding it from Windows update.