Pender's Blog

Blog archive

Redmond Warning to Software Pirates

OK, we get the point here. Microsoft is saying that using pirated software could lead to huge problems -- of the technical, and not just legal, kind.

But the deck of this story made us chuckle a little bit: "Company-sponsored report says counterfeits lead to system failures, lost data." Wait, doesn't using a legitimate copy of Windows lead to that stuff?

Oh, come on, it's only a joke. Lighten up and enjoy the rest of the week. We'll be back on Tuesday. Be sure to tip your waitress...

Posted by Lee Pender on October 02, 2008 at 11:54 AM


Featured

  • The 2019 Microsoft Product Roadmap

    From the next major update to Windows 10 to the next generation of HoloLens, here's what's on tap from Microsoft this year.

  • 2019 Microsoft Conference Calendar: For Partners, IT Pros and Developers

    Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss this year.

  • New Features Added to Microsoft 365 Business Subscriptions

    Microsoft's productivity and collaboration plan for businesses with fewer than 300 users is getting two new features: conditional access security and trouble-ticket tools for administrators.

  • Microsoft Details 'Wave 2' Release Roadmap for Dynamics 365

    Microsoft this week announced its "Wave 2" product release plans for its Dynamics 365 enterprise resource planning solutions, as well as its Power Platform.