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“Many customers are surprised to learn that their Office software cannot be classified as genuine.”

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No, ya thunk?

And even more surprising, this *is* a valid Office 2007 installation. Now I have to figure how to validate its validness. Woo, surprise!


Written by Erez

Friday, August 15, 2008 at 17:53

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Sunday’s Drinking Game – uninstall

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Download and install a Windows application. Doesn’t matter which one (optional, do a brief test run).
Uninstall it, reboot, get a bottle of your favourite alcoholic beverage (alcohol percentage of 40% and above, please).
Click on Start> Run> type “regedit”> hit F3 and type the name of the app (or the executable name e.g. My Cool App => mcool.exe), run the search. Take a swig for every registry key not removed.
Go to your Documents and settings, take a swig for every item left there. Start menu items is a bonus swig.
A large gulp if files are left at Program Files.

Try a search throughout the system for anything else related. You’ll be probably on your second bottle, so this is highly up to your taste.

Written by Erez

Sunday, August 3, 2008 at 12:13

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