October 10th, 2005, 09:30 PM
Turn on automatic update and you don't even need to use the_Jinxs workround.
try passing that one by microsoft...you can no longer get windows updates with cracked versions of xp.
AFAIK it has always been legal to reverse engineer for compatibility issues. Much has been posted all over the net about the DMCA.
However It must come to some sort of head when you have absolute crap like this happening:
What happens if a big asteroid hits the Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad. - Dave Barry