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Windows 7: Continuing the Fight Against Piracy.

12 Jan 2010   #71
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Have it your way then.


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12 Jan 2010   #72
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64
 
 

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I'm suprised the door hasn't been slammed shut on this unproductive debate...
It's a discussion about piracy, which isn't an open and a shut case. I see no reason why we would close this thread, people are just sharing their opinions, experiences and viewpoints.

Ditto, I find all the back and forth most interesting.
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12 Jan 2010   #73
brayway

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

I personally dont have a pirated OS, i got Win7 pro through tafe with MSDN Academic Alliance. and then my Friend got a Technet liscence and gave me a pro key (Legal?) software wise, it depends usually i will pirate it and try it, if i like it i will buy it, if i dont i will remove it and delete all the files
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12 Jan 2010   #74
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64
 
 

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...then my Friend got a Technet liscence and gave me a pro key (Legal?)...
DOH!
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12 Jan 2010   #75
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brayway View Post
I personally dont have a pirated OS, i got Win7 pro through tafe with MSDN Academic Alliance. and then my Friend got a Technet liscence and gave me a pro key (Legal?) software wise, it depends usually i will pirate it and try it, if i like it i will buy it, if i dont i will remove it and delete all the files
Sharing Technet keys is a big no-no.
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12 Jan 2010   #76
brayway

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

oh well i have a legal version of pro any way
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13 Jan 2010   #77
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Colonel Travis View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by patio View Post
I'm suprised the door hasn't been slammed shut on this unproductive debate...
It's a discussion about piracy, which isn't an open and a shut case. I see no reason why we would close this thread, people are just sharing their opinions, experiences and viewpoints.

Ditto, I find all the back and forth most interesting.
I agree.
Cut & thrust I think we call it..................
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14 Jan 2010   #78
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brayway View Post
I personally dont have a pirated OS, i got Win7 pro through tafe with MSDN Academic Alliance. and then my Friend got a Technet liscence and gave me a pro key (Legal?) software wise, it depends usually i will pirate it and try it, if i like it i will buy it, if i dont i will remove it and delete all the files
i can't say anything about testing illegal torrents, i do it quite often with various software and games, that i intend to purchase to make sure i like them. and of course ripping my video collection to my media center pc probably wasn't legal, but i'll view my media how i choose in my own home, and i'll confess i helped my sister get every disney movie we couldn't find legally for her kids, but really many of those have been out of circulation for ages, when is the last time you saw puff the magic dragon on dvd?(if we could have found them we would have bought them)
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15 Jan 2010   #79
Lens Pirate

Win 7 64 Ultimate- Win 7 Home premium 64- XP- Adndroid 3.1 and 2.3 Ubantu- Vista Ultimate 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by valtonray View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brayway View Post
I personally dont have a pirated OS, i got Win7 pro through tafe with MSDN Academic Alliance. and then my Friend got a Technet liscence and gave me a pro key (Legal?) software wise, it depends usually i will pirate it and try it, if i like it i will buy it, if i dont i will remove it and delete all the files
i can't say anything about testing illegal torrents, i do it quite often with various software and games, that i intend to purchase to make sure i like them. and of course ripping my video collection to my media center pc probably wasn't legal, but i'll view my media how i choose in my own home, and i'll confess i helped my sister get every disney movie we couldn't find legally for her kids, but really many of those have been out of circulation for ages, when is the last time you saw puff the magic dragon on dvd?(if we could have found them we would have bought them)
Interesting comments: They could be condensed down to: I know its wrong to steal and make some efforts to avoid it. But if I have a good reason I do steal and justify it my mind.

Let me be honest. I have in the past bootlegged software. This makes me a thief. Period. I have stopped doing it because the justifications became hollow and no longer soothed my mind.

I no longer steal software not even for kids. Adults should model ethical behavior. Kids do not benifit from stolen property.

If I do steal in the future.... I will just admit to being a thief and skip all the justifications.
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15 Jan 2010   #80
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lens Pirate View Post
Interesting comments: They could be condensed down to: I know its wrong to steal and make some efforts to avoid it. But if I have a good reason I do steal and justify it my mind.
Don't forget that stolen and hacked copies could also include some major security risks that should be taken into account before being used as well. So many people just assume that all is fine, or their computer, privacy or information is not important.
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