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 Post subject: Windows Activation Technologies
PostPosted: Thu 03-04-2010 10:41AM 
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For those of you who do the unthinkable (use pirated copies of Windows®), you might find this article interesting - the author takes an in-depth look at a recent Windows Update designed to scan your system for possible activation exploits and report detailed info about them back to Micro$oft:

Windows Activation Technologies: an unauthorized inside look


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 Post subject: Re: Windows Activation Technologies
PostPosted: Thu 03-04-2010 11:42AM 
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I remember a similar update for Vista. Those brave souls who dared to use a cracked Vista install 8) had to disable auto updates and avoid downloading a certain KB940510 update...


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 Post subject: Re: Windows Activation Technologies
PostPosted: Fri 03-05-2010 9:17AM 
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My copy is legitimate, but do I want this kind of software on my system?

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