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Psst! Wanna save $110 on Windows Vista SP1?
Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 03 April 2008 13:21
 Microsoft gives tacit blessing to consumers who exploit a technical loophole allowing them to upgrade to SP1 without owning the necessary prior editions of Windows

By Eric Lai, Computerworld
April 03, 2008

Microsoft continues to give its tacit blessing for consumers to exploit a technical loophole that allows them to upgrade to Vista with Service Pack 1, even if they don't own the necessary prior editions of Windows. The loophole, which was also present when Vista was first released last year, allows individuals undaunted by Microsoft's licensing and installation rules to save up to $110 by purchasing a DVD upgrade of Vista SP1, rather than the full retail one.   [Comments...]

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