"Windows Update" after Oct ? legal/illegal owners

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Vorpal, Sep 10, 2002.

  1. Vorpal

    Vorpal Guest

    Just curiuos about the Windows Update thing, when it changes during the server upgrade (I think it is) in October.

    So far all XP updates have been seperatly downloadable from Microsofts website.

    Are they going to close that down? Otherwise, the point is just to make illegal owners work just a tiny bit harder to get the updates?

    I can't see them closing the download site down because Network Admins absolutely have to have access to the stand alone installation files.

    Are they going to protect the downloads with a serial key entry check?

    ... just wondering
  2. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

    There will always be a way to get what you whant...... as long a the internet exists.
  3. Rebs

    Rebs Guest

    I second you on that ;)
  4. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

    I'll third that
    Internet rules
  5. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

    L'Ile Perrot Quebec

    From what I understand in a while the windows updates site will be cross matching the xp keys with the M$ database to check that your key is a key listed as one made by M$ ... but who cares really as long as someone gets it we all get it in the end, someone will find a way around anything M$ does and thats only because it is like the guy that climbs the mountain ( why we ask ) answer because it was there