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It WASN’T the update, says Microsoft: Windows 7 suffers identity crisis as users hit by activation errors

Microsoft has said that activation errors seen by Windows 7 users should not be chalked up to Tuesday’s patch, but rather were an entirely different cockup. A tweak to the Activation Servers saw happily licensed Windows 7 users suddenly presented with “Windows is not genuine”-type notifications from 10:00 UTC on January 8, surprising BOFHs already dealing with loss of folder sharing for some users thanks to the January update.

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