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Old 01-28-2007, 11:50 PM   #1
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Default just how good is microsoft's anti-piracy?

Came across this on CNET. http://news.com.com/2300-1012_3-6151598-1.html

apparently according to the captions, the fake copies looked so real that microsoft didn't know it was fake. Makes you wonder how good Microsoft's anti-piracy is
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Old 01-28-2007, 11:54 PM   #2
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Came across this on CNET. http://news.com.com/2300-1012_3-6151598-1.html

apparently according to the captions, the fake copies looked so real that microsoft didn't know it was fake. Makes you wonder how good Microsoft's anti-piracy is


EDIT: sorry, got a timeout error. Lock the other one, sorry for the duplicate.
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Old 01-28-2007, 11:57 PM   #3
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Default Re: just how good is microsoft's anti-piracy?

It's never been as good as they've hyped it to be.
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Old 01-29-2007, 12:09 AM   #4
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Default Re: just how good is microsoft's anti-piracy?

I was surprised that one of those was fake. They both looked completely legit to me.
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Default Re: is MS anti-piracy really any good?

The first is fake, second is real. Easy to tell due to the sticker and quality of the printing.
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whats wrong with the sticker? lol
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Its not normal from ms.
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Merged.
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got it on first try, I mostly went with the size and position of the taskbar. fake one is too high up an too small.
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Still looks very legit. No matter what someone is always going to be better than microsoft and be able to pirate their stuff no matter what they do.
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