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Re: [ProgSoc] Office 2000
On Thu, 24 Jun 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> emm, I wonder how they would do that? I installed MS Office 2000 at my
> work and it had the same problem. Those were installed on a network
> pc of completly two different networks. The question is does the
> office 2000 have a some sort of tag on the cd-rom? I thought that MS
> cd\'s were non writable:)
Nothing's written to the CD unless your CD drive is capable of writing.
Most aren't - so that's out.
The only way the program will know whether it's been installed somewhere
else is over the network. Did you register Office 2K online? Because if
you did, then the networks are no longer completely different - both
installs would be talking to Microsoft's registration server.
I'd check that first. I tend to avoid registering products (online or
otherwise) in any case, because there doesn't seem to be any benefit in
Welfare doesn't work, because it gives | Illiteracy blinds the spirit.
the poor incentives to remain poor. | Study, soldier. (CNT leaflet)
Instead, let's give the wealthy a huge |
tax cut, so the poor will have an | It's never too late
incentive to become millionaires! | To smash the state.
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