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Iranians claim to have cracked Vista and sell it at $8 a pop

Axis of anti-volishness
Mon Feb 05 2007, 16:12
ACCORDING TO AN Iranian news site, cracked versions of Microsoft's Vista are doing the rounds of the country's markets.

Taliya News reckons Iranian spods have hacked their way through the software and have "managed to beat" all the Volish "anti-copying tricks" so that they can flog copies of the software at prices people are prepared to pay.

Apparently, an Iranian software company doles out "private serial numbers" for the cracked Vistas so that the bent copies seem legal.

The cracked Windows Vista versions are reportedly on sale for 80,000 Rials (around $8) around the country.

According to the site, the cracked versions can be registered with Microsoft without detection. µ



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