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It WASN'T the update, says Microsoft: Windows 7 suffers identity crisis as users hit by activation errors

Adrian 4 Silver badge

Doesn't seem unreasonable.

Dodgy software is trying to work but may have faults.

Windows has components which are deliberately designed to disable it.

Both are capable of being faulty, and it appears that if Windows has faults everyone will forgive it.

So which has the stronger incentive to be correct ?

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