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Alright, please read this entire post before locking this thread.

I do have a pirated copy of Windows XP Pro installed on my other laptop, and the copy I have has already been flagged as not valid/genuine. But is there still a way for me to get the Microsoft / Windows Updates, even though they have flagged my OS as not genuine?

I know this probably goes against the forum policies, but could I just get at least one answer is there is or isnt a way.

Thank you.

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thanks for the private message

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Thank you so much: retired, for the PM you sent me. that will help A LOT!!!

Thanks again

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Select updates only...

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Since you're running a pirated copy of Windows you are entitled only to a select few updates, primarily security patches designed to reduce the spread of malware to others. The application of any optional updates is denied and prohibited. Given that's the only possible answer and the limitation on support for those with pirated software I'm locking this thread with the suggestion you either purchase a license for that copy or switch to a free OS such as Ubuntu.


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