August 29th, 2007, 21:30 PM
Microsoft: WGA meltdown due to human error
Microsoft has published yet more details about the glitch in its Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) system that affected an estimated 12,000 users over the August 24-25 weekend.
Microsoft is attributing the WGA problems to "human error," according to a new August 28 blog posting by WGA Senior Product Manager Alex Kochis. Kochis explains on the WGA blog:
"Nothing more than human error started it all. Pre-production code was sent to production servers. The production servers had not yet been upgraded with a recent change to enable stronger encryption/decryption of product keys during the activation and validation processes. The result of this is that the production servers declined activation and validation requests that should have passed."...
August 30th, 2007, 00:53 AM
what's this funny text?
August 30th, 2007, 19:14 PM
Was a charset error.
August 31st, 2007, 05:56 AM
Thanks. I thought maybe it was my computer because I get this sometimes but on the second try the correct folder opens. No one knows or has this problem but me:
August 31st, 2007, 18:17 PM
Old and Cranky
nah, it's those cheap Brit keyboards they use....