A Microsoft Certificate of Authenticity means that C2KITcomputers are pre-installed with genuine Microsoft software for the use in commercial business, at home and at non-profit organisations. Having a genuine Microsoft operating system pre-installed means, you have access to operating system downloads, updates, and enhanced features; an upgrade path to future releases of the Windows operating system software; and you can access free web-based support services from Microsoft or purchase support from Microsoft on a fee-per-incident basis.
Only using genuine Microsoft operating systems, C2KIT complies with the following Microsoft requirements, amongst others:
The contents of the hard drive are erased before installing the Windows operating system; and
The number of remanufactured laptops and refurbished desktops shipped per month exceeds the minimum average threshold set by Microsoft; and
Technical competence to pre-install Windows operating systems exists; and
Appropriate security measures are in place to ensure the safe storage and handling of Certificates of Authenticity; and
Adequate systems are in place for data wiping and reporting, on all hard disks; and
There is conformance with applicable local health, safety, and environmental regulations.