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Old 1st March 2007, 21:33   #1
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Default Vista Brute Force Keygen Released

The method of attack has got to be quite troubling for MS on many grounds. The crack is a glorified guesser, and with the speed of modern PCs and the number of outstanding keys, the 25-digit serials are within range. The biggest problem for MS? If this gets widespread, and I hope it will, people will start activating legit keys that are owned by other people

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=37941
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Bill Gates should know better, being a college dropout. Given the resource, there are many smart youngsters out there not bound by corporate "thinking", i.e. "street smart" can and will in this case "break you bank".
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Old 1st March 2007, 22:57   #3
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Really bad would be if there is a hacked pirate Vista that has the entire copy protection killed off.

yay for the pirates having easier installs than the legit users
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people on IRC said that the keygen was fake. (cant confirm)

edit: http://www.engadget.com/2007/03/03/w...keygen-a-hoax/

but then again, ZD net claims to have 2 valid keys from the keygen?

maybe Mickeysoft released a fake version to mask discredit the real one? (but that'd be very cloak and dagger :P)
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http://it.slashdot.org/it/07/03/03/1339209.shtml

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OEM_BIOS_Emulation_Toolkit_For_Microsoft_Windows_V ista_X86.v1.0-PARADOXThis has been floating around for a few minutes now, and according to the history of this group, i guess this is a bulletproof solution ..
But i don't know what will be the impact for online upgrades since i don't use Vista myself.
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OEM activation works by having OEM identifiers and SLIC table stored in the BIOS and Microsoft then sign a cert per OEM (also required). The softmod uses vista boot manager to spoof flashed BIOS. Patching a VM should be even easier.

Once again, product activation is only a PITA for legit customers.
no need for Keygen.
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How would that work exactly then? Easier than the crap legit customers have to go through?
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you install any version of Vista, you run the "OEM crack" which adds a boot loader before Vista , making it think it is installed on an OEM system, you enter a valid OEM key, and your copy will be valid, not time limited, pre-activated.
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Old 5th March 2007, 10:02   #8
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looks like something handy for people who do a lot of reinstalls with legit versions too =O
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looks like something handy for people who do a lot of reinstalls with legit versions too =O
only if your legit key is an OEM one, i guess.

wont worth with other stuff.
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