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Old 12-28-2006, 06:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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could anyone tell me the difference between a original ver of windows and a pirated ver?i mean is the pirated ver that most use just multiple copies of a valid windows?
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Old 12-28-2006, 07:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The difference is that a pirate version uses a serial that has been blacklisted and cant activate. Therefor you get the WPA that tells you that your software isnt legit and you cant get any updates or download from M$'s site.
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Old 12-28-2006, 12:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Plus using it is illegal.
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The difference is that a pirate version uses a serial that has been blacklisted and cant activate. Therefor you get the WPA that tells you that your software isnt legit and you cant get any updates or download from M$'s site.
True but not all pirated coppies are blacklisted technically. Im using Pro that uses a VLK, technically its pirated cuz I'm using it but its also still a legit key.
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Old 12-28-2006, 09:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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im usign a modded student pro edition what i didint pay for, althoguth im legally a student under the age of 18 in UK is my copy then legit as it doesnt require a serial? and im a student?.... not that i care
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Watch out guys. Talking in this discussion could result in a ban from the forum.

Lock this thread Trotter. It could get pretty nasty.
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Old 12-29-2006, 05:17 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Plus using it is illegal.
You dont say smartiepants... you cant download programmes from M$... such as Windows Media player 11 , IE7 or programmes like that.. trying to get past the WPA is illegal aswell and trying to bypass the Validation part
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Old 12-29-2006, 11:41 AM   #8 (permalink)
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ok ! but changing the product key authorizes me to download and install wmp11 right?
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Old 12-29-2006, 11:49 AM   #9 (permalink)
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well, hard question and the ppl above have practially described it, but there r some cicumstances where some of the above is not true, as from what i read from MIcrosoft's website, and whoever is in charge plz close this thing, cuz its bad news!
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any can answer my question?
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