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Microsoft Revamps Wga Piracy Tool


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 30 November 2006 - 01:10 PM

Microsoft has released a revamped version of its Windows Genuine Advantage tool that it hopes will reduce complaints from paid-up users of Windows XP. The new approach to WGA Notifications introduces a new category of results for PCs with Windows installations of questionable validity...by creating a new "indeterminate" category for copies of XP that failed to prove they were genuine yet did not use a licence of XP known by Microsoft to be pirated...

The new version of WGA Notifications will not incorporate a "kill switch" that cripples PCs that fail to prove that they’re running genuine copies of Windows XP...The release also features a new installation wizard and will display validation results as soon as the tool has been installed. The software doesn't need to be rebooted after its installation...Microsoft plans to update the tool every 90 to 120 days...

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You can download the new stand-alone WGA Notification tool here.
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 05:54 PM

I still don't like it, though. It's crap like WGA that makes me consider moving to Linux...




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