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Straight from the Spanish War Galleon, Redmonia: I have a pirated version of windows. Now what? :tazz: Are the 'they' going to attack?
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And your problem is...?

Don't be cheap and respect what your computer runs on. Buy the full retail..
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I appreciate your insight!

I was more concerned with the legal ramifications. I have been installing pirated software since the beginning of time. I sell computer repairs and upgrades to people all the time including software, all of it pirated. All of this is done illegally.
Maybe I should have registered at one of those Lawyer.com sites for some viable replies.
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What you're doing is not smart at all. I had a pirated version of Windows when I recieved my computer for my builder. I respected Microsoft and purchase a legit copy. Well, the initial reason of getting another one is because I couldn't update to SP2, or get updates.. period.
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when I recieved my computer for my builder? so did you 'rat' them out or what? you sound very law abiding. i realize what i have done , now i just need the 'crack' to the freaking validation tool. let me know when it is available for download? lol (david v. goliath) or if you have any insight as to the law. is it state to state (i live in washington state by the way) or do i have to worry about the feds? i think there was a van parked out front a minute ago? .... :tazz:
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I don't think any illegal conversations are allowed on this website.
No, I did not rat him out. I just don't suggest you do it. It is illegal of course. Respect the creaters, buy their stuff, don't download.

Edited by FalloutYear, 01 August 2005 - 01:29 AM.

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obviously you did not go through the validation hassle, because they require you to submit who you attained the software from including the disc or is it disk, and where or whom you got it from, ie 'rat' them out.
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Well, I didn't of course. Maybe my builder did. Who knows how he did it.
Ok no more of this "talk".

Thanks
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Guess someone here isn't worried about having their IP address sent to the appropriate authorities who have the legal right to obtain all your personal info via subpeona from your ISP who would be required to provide that information .. They do know who has what IP address at any given time!!

Methinks you better scuttle your hatch and abandon ship while the abandoning is good!!

Murray
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This topic is closed since it is in violation of our TOS.

Regards,
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