kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
Fri Jun 22 12:58:14 BST 2007
Andre Mangan wrote:
> The following article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday,
> 19th June, 2007, p.25, IT Update.
> Windows cracked
> A Linux penguin is claiming a coup: he has fooled Microsoft into
> thinking an Ubuntu Linux installation was "genuine Windows".
> Microsoft's Windows Genuine Validation is "an online validation process
> that allows you to verify that your copy of Windows is genuine", says
> Microsoft's website. However Linux user "Rob" posted an account of how
> he used a Windows emulator and a program called IEs4 Linux and was
> astounded to find Microsoft's system validated him as a genuine Windows
> user. "I just did this for a laugh and didn't expect it to work," he said.
> andremangan at gmail.com <mailto:andremangan at gmail.com>
hasnt this been done before, several times?
User of gNewSense: Free as in Freedom - http://www.gnewsense.org
Australian Ubuntu users team - http://wiki.ubuntu.com/AustralianTeam
User of Debian, The Universal Operating System - http://www.debian.org
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