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    News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Clamp down on counterfeit versions of Windows XP Professional begins this week.
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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Why bother when they're so desperate to axe the OS entirely?
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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Why bother when they're so desperate to axe the OS entirely?
    was thinking the same thing lol
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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Why bother when they're so desperate to axe the OS entirely?
    That exactly why they have done it IMO.

    Force the pirates/potential pirates to upgrade to Vista.....just before they release Windows 7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    That exactly why they have done it IMO.

    Force the pirates/potential pirates to upgrade to Vista.....just before they release Windows 7.
    Or they just turn auto update off...

    Unless MS are doing it through the backdoor*?

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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post

    Unless MS are doing it through the backdoor?
    Rofl's.........
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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Because it's still the most popular, and therefore the most likely to be cracked. They may want to axe XP when they can, but in the mean time they'd rather people paid for it than used it for free...

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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    wait a few days and it will be cracked again as always

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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Because it's still the most popular, and therefore the most likely to be cracked. They may want to axe XP when they can, but in the mean time they'd rather people paid for it than used it for free...
    But isn't Windows XP not available in retail anymore?

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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    my mam's computer has a transparent thing in the corner apparently.. saying it may be counterfeit.
    she was telling me on the phone last night.
    i'm guessing this is it :|
    but her copy is legit, so i'm gonna have to go and do something about it!

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    Re: News - Microsoft updates WGA notifications for Windows XP

    I always suspected that Microsoft's plan was to let the majority of users pay for the software, and not bother pirates as OS market dominance is more important in the long term. I personally will never give a penny to Microsoft. They are one of the least ethical and moral businesses in existence and I will never support that, especially considering the poor design of windows (vista).

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    Quote Originally Posted by teh_masterer View Post
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