Updating pirated vista

29 Apr

The plan is to "re-engage" with the hundreds of millions of users of Windows in China, he said, without elaboration.By giving away Windows 10 for free, at least for the first year, Microsoft is deviating from its regular sales model for the first time.If it doesn’t, assume the ISO has been compromised and download another.(But do make sure that you’re checking the right SHA-1 hash on the MSDN website; your ISO might be mislabeled).

You won't find names or direct links here—although these guys seem like genuine enthusiasts, I have no intention of giving them any free publicity.

The software maker announced earlier today that Windows 10 will be launching this summer in 190 countries, with the vendor focusing its attention on China.

Lenovo has committed to rolling out the Windows 10 upgrade to its customers as soon as it becomes available, as well as stating that it would launch its first Windows Phone over the summer.

With Windows 10, although non-Genuine PCs may be able to upgrade to Windows 10, the upgrade will not change the genuine state of the license. It is not properly licensed, or supported by Microsoft or a trusted partner.

If a device was considered non-genuine or mis-licensed prior to the upgrade, that device will continue to be considered non-genuine or mis-licensed after the upgrade." Original story In what may turn out to be an historic move in the battle against piracy, Microsoft's Terry Myerson has announced that the software vendor will allow all customers — whether they're running genuine Windows software or a pirated version — to upgrade to Windows 10 for free.