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Office updates sting?


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#1 Sirawit

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 12:15 AM

Hi. I've heard from one of our teachers that our university had added a "sting" Windows Update to our machine, that if the update was downloaded and installed using IP range that's not on the university's range. The license on that computer will be revoked to prevent product key leakage. Is this really possible?

 

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 05:16 PM

They'd have to push the update out using WSUS or SCCM. Not sure how anyone would be able to download that update if the computer isn't on a university subnet, unless they made their update server available to clients across the Internet.

 

And if a student was using their own computer, rather than one provided by the university, they probably wouldn't be configured to get their updates from the university's update server.

 

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Posted 10 September 2016 - 10:11 PM

 

And if a student was using their own computer, rather than one provided by the university, they probably wouldn't be configured to get their updates from the university's update server.

 

Just my thoughts...

 

This is what I'm thinking... I believed the reason my office has problem last time is because of that key is revoked for everyone.

 

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