WPA wars resume over WinXP SP1 beta

I just posted the article WPA wars resume over WinXP SP1 beta.

Here we go again, Microsoft is not going to give up on pirates:

Shortly after the beta of WinXP Service Pack 1 was released, locking out installations using leaked activation keys, a workaround…

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Even if they do eventually have a unique PID for every installation someone, someday will delop some kind of PID generator or some way to fool windows update or cracked versions of the updates. THose who know their shit will have no problem using pirated Winblows

“What has been done by men, can be cracked by men” :4

Cmon keep it up M$ will never succeed people are too good nowadays:4 :8

There is allready a keygen out that has the correct algorith to randomly create keys. It’s impossible for MS to stop it. I have the SP1 beta and I changed my key to one of the ones created with the keygen and guess what it works. So once again they lose… go they should spend their time making their product better and less on this crap WPA.

“they should spend their time making their product better and less on this crap WPA” I think M$ people should spend their time figuring out a way to lower down their prices - i mean if i could find WinXP(legit) for 20$ instead of 130$ which is their current cost i would never even thing of bying a cracked copy. At the end of the day it would mean more profit for them also, cauze it’s better to sell 100000x20$ than 10x130$ … just common sense :4

I have to concur with Hemispasm, if Windows were affordable for the average person I would have no problem shelling out a few bucks for each of my machines to have a copy. But until that happens, I will continue to use pirated copies. Wise up Micro$oft… charge high prices = lots of piracy… your choice.

I have to agree with Hemispasm. I think that just about all the games makers and Microsoft, most of all, found ways to drop there prices would there be any need for us to buy cracked or pirited copys. At the moment it’s like $650 for XP Pro (clean install). Not al of us have that sort of money, seems silly when they know that not everyone is like them in having heaps of cash sitting around.

Changing the XP Pro Corporate Product Key Just found this : "it is very useful to be able to change your CD key without having to Format … Especially useful if you happen to loose or forget your current Corporate Key somehow (easily done) and want to enter a new key in. It is a simple procedure, the guide below takes you through it Step by Step. " http://www.xp-erience.org/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=170 Enjoy :slight_smile:

“At the moment it’s like $650 for XP Pro (clean install).” Jesus Christ!! WinXP (clean install) is about 220$ here (Greece). For 650$ you get a new P4-based pc!! So what’s the criteria based upon which they sell the same product for 400$ more expensive? If they still make profit by selling it for 200$, selling the same product for 650$ is a complete rip off and should be sued for that :4

It’s called International Foreign Exchange Rates buddy. Though anything over £50 a copy is a bit much for all the hassle we go through looking for drivers that actually work with the OS and your brand new hardware. Keep smiling : M$ will try forever to wipe the smirks off our chops. :4

One thing is for sure, you don’t hear the linux dweebs (yeah, I’m one of them) crying about crap like this. Hell, if it ain’t free (from ftp) then you can get it for a reasonable price at a comp store or online. Heh, wouldn’t that be cool if they remade that movie titled “seven” and put the m$ bunch under the sin of greed (or “the love of money is the root of all evil”)?! LOL I wonder what their “punishment” would be??? How about the whole m$ bunch being investigated like the enron corporation with their paper shredding escapades in the records department so that the department of justice couldn’t get the info about their corrupt practices and controlling the economy! Or how about the DOJ making m$ go entirely open source. How about RMS Richard Stallman or Linus Torvalds or Eric Raymond or other open source nuts becoming the new “owner” of m$? How about a terrorist lobbing a dirty package of some kind on the redmond headquarters of m$?! LOL A C110 aircraft drops 100 tons of cow manure on M$'s headquarters by mistake… ROTFLMAO