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    Friday, July 29, 2005

    Genuine Advantage My Butt

    Apparently, this week Microsoft decided that it was time to require users to enter a serial number to use Microsoft Update.
    Heh heh.  Cracked in 24 hours.
     This effort to force users to either buy XP or tell them where you got the illegal copy is called 'Genuine Advantage.' It was cracked within 24 hours."
    Via the Boing.
    I should mention the fact that Bill and Melinda Gates' Foundation gave away so much damn money to really, really good causes last year that Microsoft bashers should be damn ashamed.  If that SOB cures malaria then I don't care if I have to crack a couple of codes every now and then. 
    That crack, again: 
    Before pressing 'Custom' or 'Express' buttons paste this text to the address bar and press enter:


    It turns off the trigger for the key check.





    1 Comment:

    Anonymous said...

    I want details on the X!

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