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Old 07-04-2006, 10:27 PM   #1
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Dowloading Windows (legally)

Hey everyone, just wondering if there is a place I can download a copy of Windows 2000, which I have a license for, but not the actual software. With a 350mb FAP on my satellite, I don't think bittorrent would like me.
Old 07-04-2006, 10:43 PM   #2
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microsoft doesn't work that way. Sorry.
Old 07-04-2006, 10:52 PM   #3
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If your "license" was OEM, you should be able to get a replacement from the PC Vendor. If it was registered with Microsoft, try to get a live person on the phone and explain your problem ... They might send you a replacement.

Either way, it's gonna be torturous.

This ain't no Debian question ... Report it, and request that it be moved to "General"

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Old 07-05-2006, 03:21 AM   #4
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There is only Chinese version that you can download. But can you read Chinese?

P.S You can download everythings "free" from chinese websites
Old 07-05-2006, 03:40 AM   #5
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Sure you can download Win2k from the net (I've heard quite a many people do..), but your license is of no use then, since that's illegal

I never got the idea of downloading a Windows copy illegally. What's the point, you can get a newer and better OS legally for free..
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Asking for warez (even though making it sound legitimate saying "legally") is against the LQ Rules.
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