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    Microsoft Ratchets Up XP Piracy Nagging

    Microsoft this week is updating its Windows Genuine Advantage antipiracy mechanism in an attempt to detect recently stolen or fake Windows XP Professional product keys that have found their way into software pirates' hands.

    WGA consists of software installed on users' PCs that periodically check...

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    Sad. They are aiming to end support yet they want to badger folks that get XP. I understand the legal aspect... it just seems that in these tough financial times MS might just leave people alone rather than attempting to force them into buying a new version of Windows.

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    Agreed Rik, hence W7 RC or linux is a great alternative!

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