Using license key generators to activate software for free is a form of software piracy and is a punishable crime. Software piracy infringes the copyrights of the developer.
By using a license key generator, you may receive fines up to $93,500 and 5 years of imprisonment due to copyright infringement. If a company is the infringer, the maximum fine increases to $467,500. Make sure to only use genuine software.
If using a product license generator for Windows, you also put your private data at risk. Non-genuine versions of Windows do not receive the security updates developed by Microsoft and are very susceptible to malware and viruses. An illegitimate operating system is very likely to perform poorly and lack important functionality.
As software pirates do not profit from providing free non-genuine licenses, they often put trojans into the license generators. Although the pirates try to assure users by stating that the flags raised by anti-malware applications are false, key generators often contain harmful malware.
Always purchase genuine license keys. If unable to afford them, try free alternatives. For instance, Ubuntu is a free operating system that can handle most tasks. Likewise, LibreOffice is a free office suite that supports Microsoft Office file formats, such as DOCX and XLSX.