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Old 05-04-2012, 02:45 PM
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Default Microsoft's Win32/dSupport page - LOL should I sue?

With lawsuit looming over me from a small time shop, I'm in a lawsuit type of mood so I thought it might be nice to sue Microsoft.

This page contains their description of dSupport.

Aside from being an interesting read, I noticed in their screen shot of dSupport that THEY HAVE A REGISTERED COPY. It is registered to "Contoso Support" ...

Point being, I've NEVER issued a registration to "Contoso Support" ... (people who know how my registration works will know that the company name appearing there is bound to the product key and CANNOT be changed - an unregistered copy would display Foolish IT / UNREGISTERED in the title bar.)

So they reverse engineered my program to forge a product key and registration information for the screen shot!
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So they reverse engineered my program to forge a product key and registration information for the screen shot!
Friggin hackers.

EDIT: Yes you should absolutely sue Microsoft! You will undoubtedly win and then you would own them, effectively giving you the opportunity to change the name of Windows 8 to........D8...HHHHAAAAAHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAHHHHHAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAA (in my evil laugh voice...like the one at the end of the thriller video)

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Old 05-04-2012, 03:10 PM
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Perhaps now they Microsoft Security essentials will stop trying to quarantine some of the third party apps as Trojans. Dick Heads!!
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You can see a square block of pixelation around the business name, it must be just a Photoshop job
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You can see a square block of pixelation around the business name, it must be just a Photoshop job

I'm certain that's what it is. Photoshopping a name isn't that hard...and they very likely wouldn't want to show "Foolish IT / UNREGISTERED" in the title bar, either.
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:00 PM
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Hehe I guess that could be, I didn't look closely as the who image looked very low res and blocky to me. Maybe I could just get away with sending them a bill for $75 lol.
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:35 PM
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Hehe I guess that could be, I didn't look closely as the who image looked very low res and blocky to me. Maybe I could just get away with sending them a bill for $75 lol.
Hmm, why not? But I think with all the BS you have been through with them for this program I would add at least one zero to the end of the price.
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Go for it! Your stuff is awesome.
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I did provide them with some very colorful and useful feedback which Im sure will be ignored.
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