Reply to post: Re: Windows 7 is popular because it is easy to pirate

Good luck displacing Windows 7, Microsoft, it's still growing

Jack of Shadows Silver badge

Re: Windows 7 is popular because it is easy to pirate

Uh huh. It requires a few more clicks. The mechanism is actually interesting, on both sides of the divide. Seems they create a server on the installed pirated machine home loopback address. Actually I've seen that method in practice going back to the late 80's. Wat one or several can conceive, another can crack as the US Enterprise found in a naval exercise ;-). We need a big shit eating grin icon.

I don't need it. Test installs, even for server, have the lifespan of a mayfly and licensed perhaps twice as long. And I've got a lot of licence records just in case the BSA show up. { And I'm not talking about the Boy Scouts}

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