TECHNOLOGY: WGA is one of the reasons I’ve left MSFT

http://windowssecrets.com/comp/090416/

Windows Genuine Advantage is still genuinely bad
Ryan Russell By Ryan Russell

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Microsoft’s system for validating Windows before users can download most updates continues to be a problem for legitimate customers and for Internet security as a whole.

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And, what exactly are you buying when you give Microsoft your hard earned money — either directly or indirectly?

Nothing. Potentially nothing.

For any reason at all they can “turn you off”.

Sorry.

Not for me any more.

I’m moving.

Glacially it seems at times, but moving.

To Linux.

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