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netape
08-09-02, 09:55 AM
How can I get that stupid "For testing purposes only" out of there? :mad: It's located in the lower-right corner....

thanks (if you can help me) :D

|JuiceZ|
08-10-02, 01:04 PM
yea I think there's a reg hack for it but I can't think where ii is right now.... Does anyone remember?

netape
08-10-02, 01:13 PM
I found a tool which removed it. But thanks anyway :D

Off-note: I personally didn't notice any difference between the regular XP and the XP SP1 version. But that could be just me :D

sk8bloke22
08-24-02, 05:44 AM
i heard that if u hav a pirated version of XP, then when u install sp1, xp wont load and u will be buggered.

Matthyahuw
08-24-02, 01:36 PM
Originally posted by sk8bloke22
i heard that if u hav a pirated version of XP, then when u install sp1, xp wont load and u will be buggered. True

PsychoSy
08-24-02, 08:55 PM
I've heard that the following things:

* It won't install at all if it detect a pirated version.

* It will install fine but say goodbye to further WindowsUpdate support.

* It'll nuke the WinXP installation and bitch at you, rendering your PC useless unless you format and reinstall with a valid version.

* It'll narc you out to Microshaft.

I don't know what to believe anymore except that I'm sure the hackers have allready figured a way around this and MS is allready too late. I don't know for sure because I can't stand warez and hacker sites. They have a bad habit of polluting your desktop with 4000 pop-up Windows for free Pr0n and God knows what else!! :rolleyes:

netviper13
08-24-02, 09:00 PM
There is a program that creates unique serial numbers for XP, I won't say the name for certain reasons.

But I think they made a mistake in releasing it so soon, because the official word now is that Microsoft is changing the algorithm for SP1 on Corp Edition copies. But that 'feature' will only be enabled on the official versions. AFAIK the betas don't have it activated.

PCarr78
08-25-02, 01:33 PM
Hmmm

I am having a similar problem with my retail copy of win2k.

I installed sp3, and every time i try to install an update, BAM, it won't so it and dumps me back to a support page.

Wtf is going on?

pelly
08-27-02, 11:55 AM
I am not going to talk about such horrible things as pirated software... ;)

Warez are the Devilsown work...

I really hope that hits someone on the forehead.....I would have to put up a neon sign to make it any clearer.
:p

Hint: google is a good search engine

:D

|JuiceZ|
08-27-02, 01:00 PM
Originally posted by pelly
Warez are the Devilsown work...

:D

LOL! you sly devil u :D

PCarr78
08-31-02, 01:57 PM
Originally posted by pelly
I am not going to talk about such horrible things as pirated software... ;)

Warez are the Devilsown work...

I really hope that hits someone on the forehead.....I would have to put up a neon sign to make it any clearer.
:p

Hint: google is a good search engine

:D

ha ha ha

how clever :p

nvambat
09-07-02, 07:07 PM
hehe, I just hit the windows update button in XP...hehe...it's all good :cool:

Kruno
09-08-02, 06:17 AM
lolz I wondered why he made sense this time. Matty edited him. :D

Feanor
09-09-02, 01:50 PM
And as for their new features, report is also that a new copy of XP corporate with SP1 slipstreamed in it already has got new CD keys leaked, so the old one's which were disabled, well...

http://www.theregus.com/content/4/26227.html

Aside from 'official' leaks SP1 has been widely leaked since it RTMed. This isn't likely to have concerned Microsoft greatly, particularly as it carries payload in addition to bugfixes that Microsoft would like to get out there. It has the modifications designed to comply with the terms of the proposed antitrust settlement, the supplementary licence agreement, and the retread of Product Activation. Another leak, however, will be less welcome in Redmond - what appears to be an OEM/corporate version of WinXP with SP1 integrated has been circulating on the internet for over a week now.

...Large numbers of illicit copies of XP are Pro versions using the two leaked keys Microsoft is blocking in SP1, rather than cracked versions, so a new leaked key would just open up that particular stable door again. Microsoft will be checking keys, according to the Ts & Cs of the new licences, when users visit Windows Update, and will be blocking access to updates for compromised keys. So if the key circulating with the most recently leaked code is widely-used, it'll certainly be added to the stop list. But as the users of this code will have all of the fixes rolled up in SP1 already they'll likely only need the occasional (or weekly, depending...) security patch, so they won't be particularly worried.

The Register has seen copies of the EULA for the integrated code, and of the file accompanying it. The latter says the code is "Microsoft XP Corporate Edition, Service Pack 1 Intergrated PROPER" (which we believe may be a reference to an earlier 'improper' warez attempt), and claims responsibility for "Reformation."

One can also got the official version at (they gave the url and I pulled it early this morning before MS listed it on Windows Update or the like)

http://download.microsoft.com/download/whistler/SP/SP1/WXP/en-us/xpsp1_en_x86.exe

Feanor
09-09-02, 02:03 PM
BTW, the ugly in SP1 we already know about (aka supplementary liscence agreement et all), but not for the good and the bad I noticed thus far.

The irritating problem WMP patch caused, in having made my DVD decoder card's software useless is now fixed (well largely...there's one caveat now). Course when M$ breaks this in the patch, there is no way to fix it (until SP1 came out, but it worked pre-WMP patch), and WMP patch's supplemental agreement explicitly says that M$ reserves the right to upload stuff to one's computer automatically for the express purpose of doing what the patch had in fact done to it...one would conclude M$ is leaving them SOL...

However, this is the caveat, there is now an annoying flickering problem which simply was not there pre-WMP patch. This causes headaches and hurts the eyes... The IQ could be what it was pre-SP1, though generally it's back now...

Now for the thing SP1 did not fix. There is this annoying little bug, especially because it is so intermittent and only happens once every so many months, in which I don't know if it's MS that needs to update XP, nVidia that needs to update their nForce drivers, or what, but where I'll come out (I leave my comp running 24/7) to a black screen. It doesn't happen often, and never happened with previous setups and OSes.

At first I thought the video just went, but now this whole time SETI@Home shows that it was idle (yes it's set to run all the time and not as screen saver so should have been busy) for these many hours, and did nothing... Based on SETI queue, the unit is now over an hour late (and there is about 2 hours of processing), so there was 3 hours that XP was sitting there frozen up... Well when that unit gets done, it'll be my 2,500th unit...