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Old 03-22-2007, 12:55 AM   #1
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I see the icon in the lower right that tells me there are new Windows updates available. I see the newest is a 1.2mb download that tells me whether or not my copy of Windows is genuine.

I know my Windows is legit, it came with the fricking laptop. I don't need a 1.2mb program to tell me so. Screw you, Microsoft. I'm not downloading it. I wonder what else retarded they've snuck onto my computer to waste hard drive space.
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They sure tricked me...
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yup, but your going to need to install that if you want updates

unless you want to do them all manually

i hate Microsoft!!!
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yup, but your going to need to install that if you want updates

unless you want to do them all manually

i hate Microsoft!!!
not really. They have been trying to pawn that legit thing for months through window update. I still have not downloaded it. I refuse to. Granted both my computers are legit, I think its lame.

I'll second that, **** you microsoft
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i downloaded it, 1.2mb, you know how short a **** clip is when that small, not worth it to me to worry
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yup, but your going to need to install that if you want updates

unless you want to do them all manually

i hate Microsoft!!!
not really. They have been trying to pawn that legit thing for months through window update. I still have not downloaded it. I refuse to. Granted both my computers are legit, I think its lame.

I'll second that, f*** you microsoft
you all really got it sort of. they hide it in some of the other updates.

FOR ALL that have a Legal copy, there is nothing you have to worry about.

and yes, they will start to block you from downloading updates if you dont do it.

the only people that have to worry about doing it is if you dont have a "legal" copy
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I didnt DL it either. I dont run Automatic updates so I can monitor my updates and see whats being installed. I dont trust it.
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oh you guys. ESPCIALLY you tony. Are you kidding about not trusting it? whats not to trust? its not BAD unless you have a pirated version of windows. download it. seriously. theres nothing BAD about it if you're legal.
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After you download it, each time you go online, it contacts Microsoft'* servers. So, it'* not just a one time check, or just when you want to do an update. I didn't catch it in time on one of my computers, with the updates. I finally just had my firewall block it.
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i think you can cancel the install on it and select not to try again. i did that one a computer or two that i knew it would cause trouble on
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