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Ext User(Chenchi)
28-09-2006, 01:43 AM
Okay, so hypothetically lets say a person has a pirated version of
Windows XP. Could that person go onto another computer and download
Service Packs 1&2 and install it onto their own computer without
worrying about Microsoft finding out?




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Chenchi

Ext User(Dave B.)
28-09-2006, 01:53 AM
Yes, It can actually be downloaded on the "illegal" computer.
How's your hypothetical install working?

"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2ess9c@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
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>
> Okay, so hypothetically lets say a person has a pirated version of
> Windows XP. Could that person go onto another computer and download
> Service Packs 1&2 and install it onto their own computer without
> worrying about Microsoft finding out?
>
>
>
>
> --
> Chenchi

Ext User(John Jay Smith)
28-09-2006, 02:23 AM
the service packs have a list or pirated keys in them and will lock you out
of windows if
your installation (hypothetical) has these keys.

Hypothetically you would have to find a work around for that, perhaps google
could find you
a hypothetical solution. :-)

Go buy Vista and dump the pirated XP... hehe not that you have such a
thing...


"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2ess9c@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
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>
> Okay, so hypothetically lets say a person has a pirated version of
> Windows XP. Could that person go onto another computer and download
> Service Packs 1&2 and install it onto their own computer without
> worrying about Microsoft finding out?
>
>
>
>
> --
> Chenchi

Ext User(Chenchi)
28-09-2006, 02:53 AM
Can someone please just answer this question?




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Chenchi

Ext User(Tom Willett)
28-09-2006, 03:13 AM
I don't see a question in this post.

"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esv1d@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
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| Can someone please just answer this question?
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| Chenchi

Ext User(Chenchi)
28-09-2006, 03:53 AM
But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
then there is no point to it...




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Chenchi

Ext User(Conor)
28-09-2006, 03:53 AM
In article <Chenchi.2ess9c@pcbanter.net>, Chenchi says...
>
> Okay, so hypothetically lets say a person has a pirated version of
> Windows XP. Could that person go onto another computer and download
> Service Packs 1&2 and install it onto their own computer without
> worrying about Microsoft finding out?
>
THey could but it still doesn't matter a shit because there are far
more serious exploits to worry about than those fixed in SP2 which YOU
won't get other than through Windows Update.


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Ext User(Dave B.)
28-09-2006, 04:03 AM
If you need to do that then you've stated that you have a pirated install,
so the answer is, go out and buy a legit copy, or figure out how to support
it yourself, don't ask for help on an illegal install, that's just plain
stupid.

"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
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>
> But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
> the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
> then there is no point to it...
>
>
>
>
> --
> Chenchi

Ext User(Tom Willett)
28-09-2006, 04:03 AM
Download what software?

"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
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| But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
| the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
| then there is no point to it...
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| Chenchi

Ext User(NoNoBadDog!)
28-09-2006, 07:53 AM
"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2ess9c@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
news:Chenchi.2ess9c@pcbanter.net...
>
> Okay, so hypothetically lets say a person has a pirated version of
> Windows XP. Could that person go onto another computer and download
> Service Packs 1&2 and install it onto their own computer without
> worrying about Microsoft finding out?
>
>
>
>
> --
> Chenchi

You come to a newsgroup hosted by Microsoft and ask for advice on how to
keep your illegal copy of Windows updated?

I don't know if that indicates you have balls or are just stupid.

Bobby

Ext User(John Jay Smith)
28-09-2006, 08:43 AM
more information about what students are getting free copies of xp
here: http://www.devhood.com/messages/message_view-2.aspx?thread_id=23909


"John Jay Smith" <-> wrote in message
news:%23iRzaHm4GHA.3452@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> Listen there is a full install of service pack 2 here...but as I said you
> will get locked out
> if your "hypothetical" copy is using one of the pirated keys unless you
> find a hypothetical work around.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=049C9DBE-3B8E-4F30-8245-9E368D3CDB5A&displaylang=en
>
> you must consider buying a copy of Windows ( I would advise you to get
> vista when its out)
> because you will have other benefits....
>
> if you don't have money now.. plan ahead to get one....
> You can attract the money to you, if you think about it seriously...
>
> with a legal copy you avoid losing time with such work arounds....
>
> This is actually the same thing microsoft is doing....
>
> they are trying to persuade the users for the benefits of getting legal
> copies...
>
> using a positive reason to go for it, instead of becoming a police company
>
> NOTE: if you are a STUDENT, you might be able to get a free or low cost
> version of XP...
>
> I have heard that some people have had this...
>
>
>
>
>
> "Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
> news:Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net...
>>
>> But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
>> the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
>> then there is no point to it...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Chenchi
>
>

Ext User(John Jay Smith)
28-09-2006, 08:43 AM
Listen there is a full install of service pack 2 here...but as I said you
will get locked out
if your "hypothetical" copy is using one of the pirated keys unless you find
a hypothetical work around.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=049C9DBE-3B8E-4F30-8245-9E368D3CDB5A&displaylang=en

you must consider buying a copy of Windows ( I would advise you to get vista
when its out)
because you will have other benefits....

if you don't have money now.. plan ahead to get one....
You can attract the money to you, if you think about it seriously...

with a legal copy you avoid losing time with such work arounds....

This is actually the same thing microsoft is doing....

they are trying to persuade the users for the benefits of getting legal
copies...

using a positive reason to go for it, instead of becoming a police company

NOTE: if you are a STUDENT, you might be able to get a free or low cost
version of XP...

I have heard that some people have had this...





"Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
news:Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net...
>
> But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
> the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
> then there is no point to it...
>
>
>
>
> --
> Chenchi

Ext User(Vai)
28-09-2006, 09:33 AM
Or just download suse 10.0...It's just as good.
John Jay Smith wrote:
> more information about what students are getting free copies of xp
> here: http://www.devhood.com/messages/message_view-2.aspx?thread_id=23909
>
>
> "John Jay Smith" <-> wrote in message
> news:%23iRzaHm4GHA.3452@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> > Listen there is a full install of service pack 2 here...but as I said you
> > will get locked out
> > if your "hypothetical" copy is using one of the pirated keys unless you
> > find a hypothetical work around.
> >
> > http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=049C9DBE-3B8E-4F30-8245-9E368D3CDB5A&displaylang=en
> >
> > you must consider buying a copy of Windows ( I would advise you to get
> > vista when its out)
> > because you will have other benefits....
> >
> > if you don't have money now.. plan ahead to get one....
> > You can attract the money to you, if you think about it seriously...
> >
> > with a legal copy you avoid losing time with such work arounds....
> >
> > This is actually the same thing microsoft is doing....
> >
> > they are trying to persuade the users for the benefits of getting legal
> > copies...
> >
> > using a positive reason to go for it, instead of becoming a police company
> >
> > NOTE: if you are a STUDENT, you might be able to get a free or low cost
> > version of XP...
> >
> > I have heard that some people have had this...
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
> > news:Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net...
> >>
> >> But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
> >> the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
> >> then there is no point to it...
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Chenchi
> >
> >

Ext User(John Jay Smith)
28-09-2006, 11:33 AM
MacOSX is good.. that is based on BSD...

linux is still not ready to take over the desktop...

i mean you can use it.. but arrrgggg

and I am a linux fan by the way and have tested just about 80% of all
distros
and 100% of the major ones...


"Vai" <earwood4095@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Or just download suse 10.0...It's just as good.
> John Jay Smith wrote:
>> more information about what students are getting free copies of xp
>> here: http://www.devhood.com/messages/message_view-2.aspx?thread_id=23909
>>
>>
>> "John Jay Smith" <-> wrote in message
>> news:%23iRzaHm4GHA.3452@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> > Listen there is a full install of service pack 2 here...but as I said
>> > you
>> > will get locked out
>> > if your "hypothetical" copy is using one of the pirated keys unless you
>> > find a hypothetical work around.
>> >
>> > http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=049C9DBE-3B8E-4F30-8245-9E368D3CDB5A&displaylang=en
>> >
>> > you must consider buying a copy of Windows ( I would advise you to get
>> > vista when its out)
>> > because you will have other benefits....
>> >
>> > if you don't have money now.. plan ahead to get one....
>> > You can attract the money to you, if you think about it seriously...
>> >
>> > with a legal copy you avoid losing time with such work arounds....
>> >
>> > This is actually the same thing microsoft is doing....
>> >
>> > they are trying to persuade the users for the benefits of getting legal
>> > copies...
>> >
>> > using a positive reason to go for it, instead of becoming a police
>> > company
>> >
>> > NOTE: if you are a STUDENT, you might be able to get a free or low cost
>> > version of XP...
>> >
>> > I have heard that some people have had this...
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > "Chenchi" <Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net> wrote in message
>> > news:Chenchi.2esxtb@pcbanter.net...
>> >>
>> >> But I am asking can I download the software from another site besides
>> >> the microsoft page and not get locked out when installing? If I cant
>> >> then there is no point to it...
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Chenchi
>> >
>> >
>

Ext User(Bruce Chambers)
28-09-2006, 03:33 PM
NoNoBadDog! wrote:
>
>
> You come to a newsgroup hosted by Microsoft and ask for advice on how to
> keep your illegal copy of Windows updated?
>
> I don't know if that indicates you have balls or are just stupid.
>
> Bobby
>
>

I vote for that latter, or he wouldn't have needed to ask.


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