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Microsoft bars Windows XP SP2 update to pirates.

Postby pranav81 on Sat Jun 05, 2004 9:41 am

Read the document on the following URL-

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3774567.stm




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Postby pranav81 on Sat Jun 05, 2004 9:42 am

What now hox? :wink:



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Postby MediumRare on Sat Jun 05, 2004 10:14 am

This has been discussed before (like about half a page down): MS SevicePack(SP)2 News !

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Postby hoxlund on Sat Jun 05, 2004 11:45 am

well im really getting into linux, so its either that or i load up 1 of 2 of my retail win xp pro full version

i got 2 full retail win xp pro from microsoft for doing retail training
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Postby aviationwiz on Sat Jun 05, 2004 11:48 am

hoxlund wrote:well im really getting into linux, so its either that or i load up 1 of 2 of my retail win xp pro full version


What? You can't wait 15 minutes for a crack? :lol:

Also, not quite sure how you'd do ripping, encoding, & burning DVD's on *nix.
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Postby hoxlund on Sat Jun 05, 2004 11:49 am

one of my new associates at work is a linux genious he says linux has all that

so i'll get him to help me with it
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Postby pranav81 on Sat Jun 05, 2004 4:24 pm

I dont believe it hox.You will switch to Linux?WOW! :o Thats a big shock to me today.I thought you would search a new way to hack SP2.
Well,the pirate in you is dying it seems,as you have 2 retail copies of Win XP. #-o

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Postby hoxlund on Sat Jun 05, 2004 9:56 pm

2 FREE retail copies of win xp pro, some of the perks for working retail

and of course ill get a crack for sp2, when is that scheduled for release, the official one i mean
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Postby pranav81 on Sun Jun 06, 2004 1:42 pm

Well hox,what did you do in retail training?


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Postby hoxlund on Sun Jun 06, 2004 9:39 pm

i attended the win xp training in Denver when they did it, got 2 copies there, did online microsoft training at www.microsoft.com/retail/live got another copy there (sold that one to a friend for $50)

and remember intel training is coming up in september-october
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Postby pranav81 on Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:37 pm

What do you actually do in training?Do you have to pay any charges?I have not heard of MS arranging training here in India.


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Postby hoxlund on Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:40 pm

just go to http://retail.microsoft.com/retail/training its free, you pay for shipping for anything you get off there training site

but thats it
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Postby pranav81 on Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:49 pm

Thanks for the link hoxlund.BTW what do you get by attending the Intel training?A brand new computer system? :wink:



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Postby XXXXX on Mon Jun 07, 2004 2:46 pm

hoxlund wrote:just go to http://retail.microsoft.com/retail/training its free, you pay for shipping for anything you get off there training site

but thats it


It looks like you have to work at a retail store to get this....vs. an at home consultant.
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