Vista brute force hack update: it might work, if you let it run for a year
Further, he never actually got the program to work himself, and he says anyone who claims they have is either mistaken or lying.
Here's the thing. In theory, the brute force kegyen could work. It basically generates random combinations of 25 characters. Sooner or later, it's bound to come up with a valid product key. But while initial reports suggested that you could get a few keys by running the program for a few hours, there's little evidence that anyone has succeeded yet.
Of course, you can still extend your Windows Vista trial period from 30 to 120 days and run Vista for 4 months before purchasing an activation key.