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Old 03-04-2012, 10:14 AM   #1
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Default Installing Boot-Leg Windows

My friend is building a new PC and we were wondering if you can use pirated windows to install to your computer.
For example
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:15 PM   #2
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Is it possible? Yes.

Is it legal? No.

Does it come with risks? Many.

A lot of times, pirated software could come laden with viruses and other malware. It is especially common on these "Black Edition" versions of Windows.
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Exactly, and then you'd be most likely ending up with a WGA notice about non-genuine software.
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Old 03-05-2012, 02:45 PM   #4
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answer = yes

would i = i love things for free more than most but its way to much effort + its illegal
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Promoting illegal stuff isn't allowed here. It's not the fact that it's free, and TBH, I'm sure people here uses pirated OSes, but we won't say it out loud.

I got a better answer before I close the thread; Linux. It's free, open source, therefore legal and it's as useful as Windows can be, but it's a bit tedious on playing games sometimes.

Sooo...*thread closed*
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