Microsoft to replace counterfeit Windows XP versions with legal ones in the UK

Posted on Friday, Nov 26 2004 @ 22:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Computer giant Microsoft has launched a pilot scheme to replace counterfeit versions of Windows XP with legal ones. The first-time initiative is restricted to the UK and to users with pre-installed copies of the operating system in PCs bought before November.

Until December Microsoft said software can be sent to it for analysis if there are doubts about its legitimacy.

Read more at BBC


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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