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Originally Posted by PorkyFat View Post
How about you dont be such a dick and I will try to get it to work with what I have?

I am only 14, money isnt easy for me like it is you.

Dont got anything positive? Then dont say A thing unless you are helping me.

Not trying to be a "Dick" but what does your age have to do with attempting to get illegal software? or your financial situation?

Did you steal your CPU or your hard disk? you found the ability to get those items, why is a legit piece of software different?

A copy of XP is cheaper than any of the items in your machine.

Sorry, saying you dont have the money, while showing off the money you already have in the machine is a weak excuse.
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Wouldn't getting the cd 'from a friend' basically be the same thing as downloading it illegally?
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Wouldn't getting the cd 'from a friend' basically be the same thing as downloading it illegally?
Not if the friend isn't using the copy of windows xp on his computer
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Wouldn't getting the cd 'from a friend' basically be the same thing as downloading it illegally?

why yes, yes it would.

Not trying to be mean, but it frustrates me horribly when folks steal software.. cant play games anymore without CD-Keys and anti piracy crap.. and all the MS validation you have to do now days.. all because people wont reward the hard work of others by paying for that hard work.

It raises software prices, and restricts it to safeguard it.. which makes those of us who DO pay for our software suffer, so some, can get it for nothing, and not give a crap.
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1. Dont jump to conclusions.
2. I havent even said anything about my machine, it wasnt an excuse.
3. Why should I have to buy it again, if this pc already came with it?

No I did not steal any of my parts, dont call me a thief.
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