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Re: [suse-security] WindowsXP contact it's home ?!
  • From: Rainer Pietsch <rp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 12:50:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <200112171150.fBHBo7b08369@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Freitag, 14. Dezember 2001 21:59 schrieb Ray Dillinger:
> I'm a QA analyst in my day job. We installed XP in our QA lab
> (which has no internet connections) to test software on when it
> first came out in MSDN. Sixty days later it quit working. Any
> attempt to boot on that box popped up a dialog telling us to
> get all the system information together and call Microsoft to
> get the license validation code. We never did though; we were
> shifting at that point to the NT testing phase, so we reimaged
> the XP machine instead.
Thats ok if You try to use a TIME-LIMITED version from MSDN. They stated this
on the folder, on the disk and on the sideletter.
If Microsoft say "This willnot work longer than 60 days" please believe them.

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Mit freundlichen Grüßen / best regards

Ing. Rainer Pietsch
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