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Postby dolphinius_rex on Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:24 am

According to this news article, purchasing a pirated copy of Windows can now lead you to getting a full authentic version of windows either for half price, or even free!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050726/ap_ ... oft_piracy

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Postby aviationwiz on Tue Jul 26, 2005 12:27 pm

One more reason for people to use Linux or Mac OS...and if Apple's laptop options didn't seriously suck, I would have gotten an Apple laptop too. When will this big brother crap end?

I can't wait to hear reports of M$ mistakenly identifying legit copies as pirated copies.
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Postby Boba_Fett on Tue Jul 26, 2005 12:32 pm

aviationwiz wrote:One more reason for people to use Linux or Mac OS...and if Apple's laptop options didn't seriously suck, I would have gotten an Apple laptop too. When will this big brother crap end?

I can't wait to hear reports of M$ mistakenly identifying legit copies as pirated copies.


*Playing the Devil's Advocate for a sec*

What do you expect MS to do? Their OS has been absolutely raped by pirates since before XP was officially released. Pretty much EVERYONE who knows stupid simple stuff like how to rip music off a disk knows how to get ahold of a illegal corp edition of Win XP Professional. I'm honestly surprised they didn't do this earlier. Oh well, I'm sure someone will find a way to make illegal redists of all the patches MS will block...
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:59 pm

ughh, tried it myself

ohh no, now i have to take 23 minutes out of my life and install a newer cracked windows

or better yet use autopatcher, no need to validate windows:

http://www.autopatcher.com/
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Postby Boba_Fett on Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:42 pm

hoxlund wrote:ughh, tried it myself

ohh no, now i have to take 23 minutes out of my life and install a newer cracked windows

or better yet use autopatcher, no need to validate windows:

http://www.autopatcher.com/


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Postby hoxlund on Thu Jul 28, 2005 12:37 am

your welcome

of course microsoft might be looking into sites like this to get them to stop

so there validation will be more effective
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Postby aviationwiz on Fri Jul 29, 2005 4:18 am

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Postby hoxlund on Fri Jul 29, 2005 12:31 pm

anyone get this to work? ive been foolin with my windows key

im kinda confused by what exactly you paste in the address bar

EDIT: oops nvm was looking at this to hard, just paste and hit enter when your at the custom/express screen, then click on express/custom again

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