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Sunday, October 29, 2006

Microsoft cracking down on Office pirating

The Office Genuine Advantage is going final and about to be switched on for all, with no choice to opt out of the validation process as there has been during the beta testing phase.

As of October 27 last week, anyone using a pirated version of Office will no longer be able to download Office templates or other Office downloads. From January 2007, pirated Office users will no longer be able to check for and download Office updates.

If you are using an illegal copy of Office then you will not be able to perform updates and will have to run the risk that documents you receive from others do not contain threats that could damage your system.

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