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Windows 7: Win7 64bit Suddenly not genuine?

22 May 2010   #11
rhZK

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kucing13 View Post
well.buy original things from trusted seller.

Kind of depends on your idea of a trusted seller. To me Amazon and MWave are trusted sellers. I certainly would not buy off of Ebay. I have used Amazon and MWave for years and have never had a problem. Of course I always buy OEM as I build my own systems. I imagine you have just as much chance with a so-called trusted seller as any other. What store is going to hire enough people to go through their entire inventory to look for illegal software. Amazon was just unlucky I guess. I will still buy from them though I may check software like Windows from now on just to make sure. In fact, it does not matter where you buy it, you should check the validity of it; those who make the fake stuff are getting quite sophisticated.




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22 May 2010   #12
kegobeer

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rhZK View Post
I was kind of worried though after seeing that piece on the news about Amazon selling illegal software though I did not buy mine from Amazon, but from MWave. Still it makes one wonder about large companies like that, that do not check the merchandise they are selling.

Where/when did you see a news article about Amazon selling illegal software? I'd expect a major retailer like Amazon would make headlines if that happened.
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22 May 2010   #13
kucing13

 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kucing13 View Post
well.buy original things from trusted seller.

those who make the fake stuff are getting quite sophisticated.

or the sellers itself was less concerned
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