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Old 10-18-2005, 01:54 AM   #1
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How do I tell if my copy of Windows 98 is legal? Windows 95?
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Old 10-18-2005, 10:35 AM   #2
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Find the certificate of authenticity with the shiny little holographic Microsoft sticker.
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Old 10-18-2005, 01:50 PM   #3
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Or go to windows update site and let it check to see if it's a legal copy.
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Old 10-18-2005, 02:47 PM   #4
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I bought it at a used place, it doesn't come with a shiny sticker.

It doesn't have a card for internet.
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Then i don't think you can check to see if it's legit.
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Old 10-19-2005, 11:36 AM   #6
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Do you have the registration number? Call Microsoft to see if you have a real copy. Even if you don't have the number, there should be a way to get a number from the operating system itself.
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Old 10-19-2005, 06:34 PM   #7
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Ok, I'll look more into that..
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Go to microsoft and download some prgram and ask them to verify your copy of windows.
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So do you know any program that can fit on floppy?
Wait, it verifies it it using internet..
It doesn't have a card for internet.

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^^He doesn't have internet on it.

If you have access to another computer with internet download and burn everest. it's a program that basically tells you everything about your computer. theres a part in there about your OS and it tells you your CD key.
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