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Old 08-28-2008, 10:51 PM   #1
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Default Got a pirated copy of XP? Expect to be nagged

http://blogs.chron.com/techblog/arch...be_nagged.html

As usual, it'll probably take about a day before someone finds a way around it.

One of the guys who replied to this story on Digg has provided these with the comment "Get your very own 'Counterfeit' background now!!"

http://benbrooks.co.uk/genuine/
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Old 08-28-2008, 11:02 PM   #2
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Default Re: Got a pirated copy of XP? Expect to be nagged

My background is still not changed...

Just don't install WGA on your computer, it's that easy.
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Old 08-29-2008, 02:33 AM   #3
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Default Re: Got a pirated copy of XP? Expect to be nagged

So they are implementing a new WGA on an operating system they are discontinuing support for?

Yea, that makes sense.
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Default Re: Got a pirated copy of XP? Expect to be nagged

I think XP has support till 2014 or something like that.
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:03 AM   #5
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Default Re: Got a pirated copy of XP? Expect to be nagged

lolz yeah don't install it and besides there is a way so that you can use it for 180 days without activating by a change of a few registry keys just buy on copy and don't activate thisreally is just a fail on microsofts end.
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Default Re: Got a pirated copy of XP? Expect to be nagged

I don't get it...
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I don't get it...
Basically if you have the latest WGA and haven't activated XP Pro/have a pirated copy, it will try to irritate you into activating it/buying a key.
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