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I wonder if MS would let me swap xp for 2000?! RRS feed

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  • that would be the ultimate answer to this invasive mess!  i just read that 2000 doesn't require wga.  perfect!  i think the only real loss would be fast user seitching and the customized notifications part of the system tray.  not too bad.  hmmmm .....
    Tuesday, July 4, 2006 5:48 AM

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  • Microsoft no longer sells Windows 2000 as it is fast approaching the end of its product lifecycle.  WGA is not invasive as it provides the assurance the user is running a genuine and legal version of Windows XP.
    Tuesday, July 4, 2006 5:56 AM
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  • Microsoft no longer sells Windows 2000 as it is fast approaching the end of its product lifecycle.  WGA is not invasive as it provides the assurance the user is running a genuine and legal version of Windows XP.
    Tuesday, July 4, 2006 5:56 AM
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  • why do that more than once?  if an important file changes, shouldn't the system notice all by itself and repair it ... thus assuring genuineness.  this repeated checking is invasive, since it is not used for repair, but for forcing a new purchase or whipe of the box.  think about it.
    Tuesday, July 4, 2006 6:12 AM