spottedcat wrote:When I clicked to install it presented me with an EULA to accept. Being a suspicious bugger I did a google search (kb905474) instead, and came up with this link among others.
someone with more money than sense many times wrote:Why bother wasting your time cracking it when a genuine copy only costs $149
Diagmato wrote:Ah, the "genuine advantage". Apparently, an OEM version from Time isnt "genuine", so its been complaining on the other pc. Yet, that owner gives me the blame as "Linux on a completely seperate pc just has to have confused Microsoft".
Suprised they even give you the option to install it they must be feeling nice Confused
shifty_ben wrote:They appear to be planning to make it compulsory to download updates later in the year ... if they make it too hard to use a pirated version people will use something else instead.
Nigel wrote:Surely that's a good thing, no ?
Cutting down on the number of pirated, unpatched Windows boxes on the net might lead to a reduction in spam relays & other viruses.
Pirated copies are perhaps more likely to be run by people with at least some computer knowledge
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