OT: Computer Question
adam at mawz.ca
Mon Oct 5 09:29:07 EDT 2009
Adding a monitor does not trigger the Authorization phone-home. CPU,
motherboard or boot drive changes are the only triggers.
On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 11:06 PM, P. J. Alling
<webstertwentysix at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that was just coincidence. What I think triggered it was adding the
> new monitor, then not allowing XP to phone home to verify the change. Of
> course I don't deal with that kind of behavior myself, I run Win2K.
> Joseph Tainter wrote:
>> "It sounds like you've run afoul of Microsoft's Digital Rights Management
>> system. Though I thought that it only really was this bad in Vista."
>> If that was the case, would Windows give me some message? Why would
>> searching for a hotel trigger this?
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