29 Oct 2015

Microsoft offers amnesty of sorts to pirates of older Windows software

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If you pirated Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, Microsoft wants to welcome you back—all is forgiven.  Microsoft said Thursday that it will run an “experiment” to offer a path for those users who have either pirated or purchased an unlicensed copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to download a licensed copy from Microsoft itself, or to use a code from a third-party reseller. Either way, the licensed Windows 10 software will be used to update the PC with a valid license

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