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Re: Defeating Microsoft WGA Validation Check
From: Justin Allen <jallen () logicaldevelopments com au>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 10:57:15 +0800

This was posted on xillioncomputers.com on May 9 and can be found at: http://www.xillioncomputers.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=336

The timestamp they are referring to has nothing to do with the application you download, WGA does not do anything to the application. It simply "verifies" your copy of windows and allows you to download the application. The timestamp is quite simply to make sure you do not use the same code over and over and that you generate a new one each time you want to download something from the Microsoft download center.

Do not claim this as your own, I discovered this weeks ago.

Justin Allen (a.k.a. poedguy)
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