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Windows 7: Windows 7 Genuine is not Genuine

15 Mar 2017   #11
KiNeL

7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Leaked corporate versions which need no activation have been freely available almost for as long as the OS has, and still are, which poses an interesting conundrum:

Once an OS has been withdrawn from sale and is officially obsolete can it really be said to be wrong to obtain and use a copy of it, who is disadvantaged or suffers a loss of revenue ?

Two wrongs do not make a right of course but in the light of the disreputable machinations MS got up to in their relentless push to force 10 on a largely unwilling customer base who were perfectly content with 7 (or even 8 would you believe but then it takes all sorts !) they are not without some responsibility if people do choose that course.


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15 Mar 2017   #12
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Please check our forum rules, the one regarding discussing piracy and other breeches of intellectual copyright is enforced quite strictly

Theft is theft, just because they disagree with a store charging too much for an antique clock does not give someone the right to break in and steal it.
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15 Mar 2017   #13
KiNeL

7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Point taken which is why my post was crafted as it was

Can't say I get your clock analogy though
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