Microsoft to Require Office Validation

This week, Microsoft is launching a pilot program for Office Genuine Advantage (OGA). OGA is the successor to the similar, existing Office Validation Assistant that is designed to check whether users are running non-pirated versions of Office. Meanwhile, Microsoft is stepping up its WGA campaign by adding a new notification feature, which will send notices […]
This week, Microsoft is launching a pilot program for Office Genuine Advantage (OGA). OGA is the successor to the similar, existing Office Validation Assistant that is designed to check whether users are running non-pirated versions of Office. Meanwhile, Microsoft is stepping up its WGA campaign by adding a new notification feature, which will send notices to users' desktops and when they are running pirated copies Windows XP.