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Exchange your pirate Windows XP for a legal one free

Discussion in 'Legal' started by temi, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Swap offer for pirated Windows XP

    Microsoft hopes to net rogue traders in the swap offer
    Computer giant Microsoft has launched a pilot scheme to replace counterfeit versions of Windows XP with legal ones.
    The first-time initiative is restricted to the UK and to users with pre-installed copies of the operating system in PCs bought before November.

    Until December Microsoft said software can be sent to it for analysis if there are doubts about its legitimacy.

    The company aims to detect illegal traders and turn users of fake versions of Windows into legitimate ones

    source full story: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4042983.stm

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