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i am not sure if i have a gen. copy of xp if i activate auto updates will uncle mike shut me down?p.s i have managed to download 40 security fixes with no trouble- i think thru glarys utility.

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(NT) What's a gen. copy?
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short for genuine m8

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You bet.

If it's not genuine you are never sure which update will find it out and shut it down.

Given the passing of XP maybe a fresh copy of 7 is the answer?
Bob

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Re: gen.

I was thinking "generic", but if it's "genuine" there's no need for the OP to worry, is there?

Kees

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to be perfectly honest it was a genuine version of xp home then 1 of my mates faffed wi it and it turned to xp pro sp2 but with a genuine product key ? is there a way to find out if product key still genuine?

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That's not genuine.

Eventually some update should kill it. At least you have XP Home to fall back on.

Because we can't discuss what could kill it this thread is locked.
Bob

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thx

dunno if u got my last post but thx anyhow bob, rs.

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If it is genuine

Even if it shut down, MSFT makes good with new keys, etc.

No worries.
Bob

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