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If its not broken don't fix it.
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If its not broken don't fix it.
If it's not yours don't mess with it, applies here
     
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If it's not yours don't mess with it, applies here
And he calls himself a friend....
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post #14 of 18
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And he calls himself a friend....
Exactly. When I use my friends computers, I NEVER add or delete anything, I just use the browser and do whatever needs doing and go back to chilling with my friend. If I ever need to borrow my friends computer for extended periods of time, they just setup the guest account.

I've never felt the need to check the validity of my friends os, I just let it be while i use it. For all I care (as should everyone else including op) it could be running on magic, I just use it for what I need to and leave.
     
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The original poster probably means his friend gifted the computer to him so now he owns it
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The original poster probably means his friend gifted the computer to him so now he owns it
That would be a whole different story lol.
     
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post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by SeanPoe View Post
The original poster probably means his friend gifted the computer to him so now he owns it
I assumed this lol.

Anyway, the first set of posts are the way and if it is now yours given to you from your friend then.......get Windows 7 and forget XP.
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post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post
Be aware that if Windows is not legit, it will play up e.g. turn the background black every time you boot up and constantly bug you. It may even kick you our or block you.

Maybe you should just leave it? I mean if everything's working, what's the problem?
never have update come up, but no black screen too.
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