Uninstalling KB971033

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My computer started bugging me about my Windows installation not being genuine, and that I needed to jump through some hoops to fix this problem. My Windows installation is indeed genuine, so I started some web research to find out what is going on. It turns out that an update somewhere along the line added software that pokes around in the system looking for evidence that it is a pirated version. This supposedly also protects from malicious corruption of the operating system, but from my research, I am at low risk for this, so I deleted the update using instructions here: http://geekmontage.com/how-to-uninstall-windows-7-activation-update-kb971033/]