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Windows Genuine Advantage pilot program


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#1 Ronbo

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Posted 30 October 2004 - 02:24 PM

I wasn't sure where to post this, feel free to move it (like I have any say in the matter :thumbsup: )if this is an inappropriate forum.

Microsoft is releasing free software to owners of Genuine Windows XP operating system owners (i.e. legitimate copies) in an effort to combat piracy. It does involve participating in the Windows Genuine Advantage pilot program which means validating your software either through the installation of an ActiveX control or an alternate method (which I did not use, I just installed the ActiveX). Further information may be obtained here; http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads...?displaylang=en


Microsoft Photo Story 3
Bring life into your favorite memories with Photo Story 3 for Windows® by adding motion, effects, music, and more to your digital photos. Easily retouch your images with a single click and add slick-looking titles, or add dramatic pans and zooms that give your creations a professional finish, create a soundtrack—even record narration. Then enjoy the show. Start sharing your stories today!

Winter Fun Pack
Coming soon! Get the Winter Fun Pack for Windows XP. Enjoy a hot new visualization for Windows Media Player that includes festive seasonal images to get you in the holiday spirit. Personalize your desktop with your favorite photos and winter images using the Wallpaper Changer Powertoy and more!

Microsoft Calculator Plus
This application includes mathematical and conversion functions.

http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/default.mspx?displaylang=en


The Photo Story 3 is a pre-release version, the fun pack hasn't been released yet, and the link to the calculator is on the bottom of the page the above link takes you to.
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#2 JEservices

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Posted 30 October 2004 - 04:21 PM

Sounds like some good toys to play with.

Thanks for the info.
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#3 jgweed

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Posted 30 October 2004 - 05:21 PM

Ah, Big Brother is giving out toys for Christmas. I wonder what he wants in return?
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