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Old 18. Aug 2013, 10:47 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Remah View Post
In practice, many people resolve the problem by taking a moral position that Microsoft has failed to provide adequate support so they are morally entitled to do it themselves and create or use any install disk they want. Most people wouldn't do it if they thought Microsoft would pursue legal remedies.

The most legitimate solution to the problem is to upgrade to a fully supported version of Windows such as 7 or 8.
Many people don't want to, or more's the point, can't afford to upgrade to the latest Windows OS. It seems entirely reasonable that they should be allowed the opportunity to maintain the functionality of a PC (and OS) they have already paid for.
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