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Windows Genuine Advantage software might be many things (annoying and by no means error-free, to name but two) but it ain't spyware -- at least according to a judge in the District Court for the Western District of Washington, who dismissed the lawsuit that we first caught wind of back in '06. The n

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They've finally, really done it. Your good friends in the hacking community have apparently come up with a solution to get you Vista -- should you want it -- activation free. According to a report, there's now a cracked, full version of Vista floating around that totally circumvents that cumbersome

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With Microsoft's WGA servers patched up after last week's outage, the company now appears to be willing to get a bit more specific about the situation and the damages done. In a post on the official Windows Genuine Advantage blog, Microsoft's Alex Kochis revealed that \" fewer than 12,000 systems we

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Hope you weren't planning on installing \"your\" legally purchased copy of XP or Vista today, Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage servers are down at the moment, meaning your Vista install will go into \"reduced functionality mode\" when you fail to check in with Big Brother, and your XP install will

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You've probably noticed that the Internet's been buzzing lately about Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage anti-piracy software that up until recently was \"phoning home\" user info every day, and now one Brian Johnson of Los Angeles has turned the issue into a legal matter by filing suit against Red

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