October, 2006

  • Genuine Windows Blog

    Windows Media Player 11 released

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    As I'm sure most of you know Windows Media Player 11 was released yesterday. WMP11 is of course available for Windows XP in addition to being preinstalled in Windows Vista. As an out of band release for XP, and a pretty major one at that, WMP11 has integrated...
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    My Story

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    In my ‘ what's the risk ' post about the research done by IDC (PDF) on the risks of obtaining or using counterfeit software I mentioned I would share a personal experience with a site of the kind the research describes. The video below was captured from...
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    What’s the risk?

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    Could using counterfeit software be risky in and of itself? Yesterday we posted a report done for us by the research firm IDC that investigated what risks someone might face using counterfeit software. Some of the results are pretty surprising. Most surprising...
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    IE7 now available

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    As most of you probably already know IE7 is now released and available for download. See the IE blog announcing the release from earlier this week. As those of you who have installed the release or beta releases of IE7 already know it does include a validation...
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    WGA service outage

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    Earlier this week a server on the backend of the WGA service experienced a bug that resulted in a temporary outage. As a result, some systems were incorrectly flagged as being non-genuine, and we want to confirm for those who contacted us about this that...
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    New technology to protect Windows Vista and other products

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    This morning Microsoft announced a new set of technologies that will be included in the RTM of Windows Vista and Windows Server codenamed ‘Longhorn’ that are designed to prevent piracy of Windows Vista as well as the next release of Windows Server. The...
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