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Jim Patel Feb 08, 2005, 08:28pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Did u hear about new Windows piracy updates issue?
Now who ever has illegal copy of MS Windows Your won't be able to download updates. Im sure it doesn;t affect me bec i no i have nothing to worry about bec i have Dell and windows comes with it. But Now what will those do to get updates and doesn't have legal CD-Key?

Just Wondering.


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Jay J Feb 08, 2005, 08:48pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: New Microsoft WIndows Updates with Pirated CD & CD-Key!!!
I do own a legal copy but I have the updates from them stored in a folder on a different hard drive, Takes alot less time to reload windows and updates this way. Plus I know of a couple of ftp sites that you can download the updates from too.

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Jim Patel Feb 08, 2005, 10:27pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Dude there ain't no way u can get updates from any other web then Http://www.windowsupdate.com so plz stop lying on this topic of give some proof to back up ypur statement.

Thank You

Brian Stewart Feb 08, 2005, 10:41pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Yes there is JIM.
You get the NET INSTALL version of all the updates from MS.

It's for people who want to install the files over a network oinstead of the internet.
So plz stop posting ignorant things Jim, and maybe check with "your sources" that informed you about the R520

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Karl Carroll Feb 08, 2005, 11:54pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: New Microsoft WIndows Updates with Pirated CD & CD-Key!!!
People will get the updates from the same place they downloaded the pirated copy of Windows XP in the first place. Or better yet they will start using Linux and say the hell with Windows.

If all the people that use pirated copies of XP and 98 would switch to Linux then Linux would have enough clout to get software vendors to support Linux completely. Suddenly you would see all the new games coming out in Linux and XP versions. Or better yet they would all use an advanced version of Java instead of DirectX and any operating system that supported Java could then run the software. Hell yea!

Come on Microsoft, chase them pirates away!

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phil Feb 09, 2005, 12:22am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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you can just re-activate windows with phone in method and change the cd key to a valid one.. besides, microsoft is obligated to still provide security updates to pirated copies. but as far as things like service packs, media player 11 and directx10, they wont be hard to find.

yes i own win xp prof.

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Thermalfreak Feb 09, 2005, 05:44am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Well theyre not obliged, microsoft decided to let illegal copies get updates just before sevice pack 2 was released, and then afterwards they got rid of this, its because they wanted illegal copies to get access to the security features of SP2 cuz the unprotected illegal copies were thought as a way for viruses to spread easily...

you can still get updates for an illegal copy....its just harder and sometimes impossible depending on the update.

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An xbox360 and a 12" iBook....
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Paul Zografos Feb 09, 2005, 06:53pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Um what about the "Microsoft Windows Security Update CD"s that microsoft releases from time to time. They''re free to order online and are mailed to you. (i have the feb 2004, and the SP2 CD's) i'm sure that they will release more in the future, so couldn't you use those with an illegal CD-Key?

Victor Hackney Feb 09, 2005, 07:41pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hi to All on this post on HWA


Security Update for Windows XP (KB873333) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - February 2005 (KB890830) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Windows XP (KB888113) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP (KB867282) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Windows XP (KB891781) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Windows XP (KB885250) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Windows XP (KB890047) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Windows XP (KB888302) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB886903) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.0 SP3, English (KB886906) Successful 09 February 2005 Windows Update website

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10 released today including malicous ones, and over 86 prior to this. Some of them including Sp2 when it was originally released. This is using the programed timed automatic updates system since I put SP2. on 6th Aug 2004.. Many of the recent updates in the last few monyths are updating some that were put on earlier, after MS found problems with them. Storing them on a CD as suggested by one member, is useless as when you decide to reinstall them, they will be out of date anyhow. Proof of that is obvious, as since SP2 was released , the earlier updates on SP2 have been modified, many times since.

In my opinion it is best to use legal copies of Win XP, and update regulary, as you don't know what Microsoft has up it's sleeve.There are so many updates and it's not worth the hassle,

Best Wishes to all
Take Care
Victor UK

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Paul Newbery Feb 10, 2005, 07:27am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I personally know of at least 6 illegal installations which are all getting all updates with no problems whatsoever. I guess it depends where you get your licence key from.

bossa ritchie Feb 10, 2005, 08:05am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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NeoWin releases CD's that have updates. I have 1 right now. and they can stop updates if they want wont bother me I just wont update but someone will find a way to get round it, maybe if companys like British Telecom would get their finger out and make Linux drivers for their Modems then we could go and get a proper OS with an internet connection.

OCGW Feb 14, 2005, 07:57pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: New Microsoft WIndows Updates with Pirated CD & CD-Key!!!
Does anyone "KNOW" how Microsoft could know if you have an "ILLEGAL" installation?

I think "illegal may be a "stretch" even here, If I own (2) comps, & Microsoft asks me when I activate do I have it installed on more than (1) comp & I say no, what makes it a crime? I could be liable for monetary damages, then again , maybe not, is Microsoft agreement enforceable (under U.S. law), if you use it alone on multiple systems, but you have not distributed it to other people, it certainly isn't a crime, I don't even see how it is wrong, or possible liability

Can Sony make you buy a seperate CD for each of your CD players?

OCGW

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j osborn Apr 06, 2005, 01:29am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I have a pirated copy of xp pro on disc with a pirated key. I downloaded the sp2 via net install. When you install or reinstall xp, on a pc, you get asked one time for a registration key, then it does its thing and installs. Next, install sp2 and dx9.0c via CD, external HD,etc,... then install all the other bullshit updates using windows update. My point being, you only need to enter a registration key "ONE" time...just once, for the initial xp installation, after that you can install any updates you want. I downloaded sp2 and dx9.0c before I install them, rather than just run them from windows update. Then you can have them for you or someone else when doing a fresh xp install, without having to bother with getting online asap once you are finished with the installation. You still with me there, Jim Patel??? The key to xp is the word: 'manually.' Kids, the word for today is 'manually.' Everything 'automatic' ends up being a bigger pain in the arse' than learning how to do this stuff yourself, manually. Unless you have all the time and money and patience in the world....before you go through the hoops, try to go around them.

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Brian Stewart Apr 06, 2005, 02:06am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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You do not own Windows.
MS owns windows.
You license it.
You own a license to install it on ONE machine.

It is 100% illegal to install it on 2 machiens concurrently.
You can be prosecuted.

I repeat, it is 100% illegal to install a copy of windows on twoo different systems at the same time unless you own a multi-colume license, which you don't.

No one is oging to go after you, but it is illegal.


Beyond that, MS detects pirated copies when installing updates it several ways. The main way is to check the cd-key. If lots of people use it, then they blacklist it, and refuse to give you certain updates.

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OCGW Apr 06, 2005, 02:35am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: New Microsoft WIndows Updates with Pirated CD & CD-Key!!!
There you go again Brian

This is illegal, that is illegal, I think "liable" is a more appropiate term, If you violate MS agreement by selling or distributing it you have committed a crime, & can be prosecuted

However if you only use multiple copies on your personal machines, while you may be in "breach of contract", & may be "civily liable", no "crime" has been commited

You have not commited any felony, or misdemeanor (which you can be prosecuted for)

I have tried, & tried , & tried to educate ppl that doesn't know the difference between "civil proceedings", & "criminal proceedings"

In civil proceedings you are sued, not prosecuted

When I went to high school in the late 70's, & early 80's civil law, & criminal law were mandatory

What happened to this generation that don't understand the basic "format" of our civil, & criminal courts?

For those that know how to read, read for your self

U. S. Federal Copywright Law

506. Criminal offenses5
(a) Criminal Infringement. - Any person who infringes a copyright willfully either -

(1) for purposes of commercial advantage or private financial gain, or

(2) by the reproduction or distribution, including by electronic means, during any 180-day period, of 1 or more copies or phonorecords of 1 or more copyrighted works, which have a total retail value of more than $1,000,

http://www.copyright.gov/title17/
http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#506

It is not a secret, all U.S. laws are available on line

OCGW

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PCGEEK Apr 06, 2005, 02:51am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I use windows xp media center 2005

lets just say its not all on the up and up and i still update fine.

varun rao Apr 06, 2005, 03:22am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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good point Thermalfreak..... I never thought about it in that way.

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OCGW Apr 06, 2005, 07:09pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: New Microsoft WIndows Updates with Pirated CD & CD-Key!!!
Yeah, kinda' like giving free needles to "DOPE FIENDS", (to help curb the spread of AIDS)

Or giving free condoms to street whores

Hehehe hehe hehehe

OCGW

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j osborn Apr 07, 2005, 03:31pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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uh...no. I'm still gonna do it. Aaarrgh matey!

j osborn Apr 07, 2005, 03:38pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Oh and Brian, all you have to do is befriend someone who works for a company that has a multi-user account for windows. I got mine from a friend for buying him lunch. Oh-Lay

mattyboy Sep 22, 2005, 08:40pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: New Microsoft WIndows Updates with Pirated CD & CD-Key!!!
If anyone gets "rejected" from windows update cause of this all they have to do it go the "manage add ons" section in "internet options", in IE then "Programs" and "disable" the Microsoft Genuine advantage" one and then they can get updates. Its as simple as that. I dont know why MS made it that easy, at the same time taking the effort to weed out any "bad" copies of windows.

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