June, 2006

  • Genuine Windows Blog

    Misperceptions about WGA

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    With all of the recent interest in WGA over the past month, I wanted to take a moment to clarify a few of the misperceptions out there and hopefully bring some clarity about what the program is intended to do. First, I’d like to revisit the announcement...
  • Genuine Windows Blog

    Why WGA is good for customers and PC builders

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    After reading much of the coverage of WGA's latest release in the trade press and on numerous blogs recently I've seen people repeatedly ask why WGA is important or at all useful to PC users. I've also seen numerous places where it has been claimed that...
  • Genuine Windows Blog

    More activity and a few comments on a Groklaw piece...

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    The weekend saw even more activity with a posting late on Friday on ZDNet by David Berlind , another post on Slashdot and a piece posted on Groklaw . I spent some time over the last couple of days reading through much of what has been posted and want...
  • Genuine Windows Blog

    More on the WGA 'Emergency Switch'

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    Lots more activity for us today around WGA’s ‘emergency switch’. Allison Linn wrote an Associated Press article that is responsible for most of the pick-up the story has seen. As of this evening Google News is showing over eighty articles related to this...
  • Genuine Windows Blog

    WGA's 'Emergency Switch'

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    An article on ZDNet talks about WGA explains that the recently released WGA Notifications feature does check for an updated configuration information at launch. Lauren Weinstein blogged on this and raised the issue of whether because of this WGA was like...
  • Genuine Windows Blog

    What should I do?

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    It seems that of the news alerts I receive for Windows Genuine Advantage an increasing number actually turn out to be PC advice and help columns. Of the few I’ve read typically the individual writing in for advice is unaware that their software might...
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