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So i know where i can buy copies of windows ultimate on dvd for 10 bucks. My buddy got one and said it still updates and all. But says his computer is a dell when it really isnt are these worth it. Well i guess for 10 bucks i can find out. Anyone else have info on these?
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Well if you can get it from $10 its probably pirated or illegal. But for $10 why not give it a shot?
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Or just pirate it yourself FO FREE

Edit: Not saying that I have or anything <.<
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Those are very illegal. They install a crack which tricks the computer into thinking it is a dell. Vista sp1 will deactivate all of those copies of windows, don't bother. (but vista sp1 blocker tool will keep it from downloading sp1 for 12 months) so its up to you.
edit- Don't pay for an illegal copy, as jams said.
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Deffinetly pirated. Simply to cheap to be genuine. ^^ Just don't get busted if you buy one
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Yea sounds like the one that uses the BIOS crack for OEM's. A guy I know used that on his newly built PC knowing it was gonna be killed by SP1, so he'll have to go legit in a month or so. Oh well, pirating = dumb anyway, risk isn't worth the reward in most situations.
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post #7 of 9
It is not worthed buying copied stuff when you could buy at least an OEM which is OK and is not that much expensive. Or maybe an upgrade or the student ones.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Magtech View Post
So i know where i can buy copies of windows ultimate on dvd for 10 bucks. My buddy got one and said it still updates and all. But says his computer is a dell when it really isnt are these worth it. Well i guess for 10 bucks i can find out. Anyone else have info on these?
That DVD is probably an OEM for a Dell computer. There's something on there that triggers the Vista Installer to think it's the exact Dell computer it's made for; which is why it says it's a Dell. Whether or not you want to have a "Dell" it's illegal.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blizzie View Post
That DVD is probably an OEM for a Dell computer. There's something on there that triggers the Vista Installer to think it's the exact Dell computer it's made for; which is why it says it's a Dell. Whether or not you want to have a "Dell" it's illegal.
Yes it's a Dell OEM and illegal also.
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