Avoid Windows Vista Cracks

Just read this article called Windows Vista crack is actually a Trojan, which talks about a new crack making the rounds trying to take advantage of users trying to use pirated copies of Windows Vista. The only good advice is to not use any cracks from any sites, and especially none from sites you don’t know. More than likely, most files of these types will contain malware, adware, or worse yet a rootkit that will turn your computer into a slave for another “administrator”.

Malware makers are starting to take advantage of the number of users searching for cracks for the pirated copies of Vista floating around.

A new download has started circulating around the crack boards called “Windows Vista All Versions Activation 21.11.06″. It purports to be an activation crack for any version of Vista.

However, the file is actually a Trojan-carrier which will install Trojan-PSW.Win32.LdPinch.aze onto your PC.

This has been the case for a long time, there is no way I would download a crack from some of these sites that say they are legit. You are far better off in the long run to use an evaluation copy, to test something out, or to just purchase it. That article links to the original interview, which has a lot more information in it than that little quote, so, if I was you, I would read the original interview with Microsoft Australia Technology Specialist for Windows Client, John Pritchard.