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#1 usasma

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Posted 28 August 2008 - 06:49 PM

Windows Activation has changed a few things for unactivated copies of Windows:
1) Every 60 minutes the desktop background will revert to a black background (can be changed back, but will revert in 60 minutes)
2) Persistent Desktop Notification - a transparent, click through notification that you may be the victim of software pirating down by the system tray.

Article here: http://blogs.msdn.com/wga/archive/2008/08/...ofessional.aspx
I found it here: http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/08/28/2138201
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Posted 22 September 2008 - 07:37 PM

A few months back my friend with the laptop that lost a hard drive called and said he was locked out of his computer,
I had loaded xp home generic w/sp3 on a new hard drive, used his numbers and told him when he got home and on the internet to activate/validate

He just ignored the warnings for a month and had to call to activate
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