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Thu Sep 29 16:06:54 CDT 2005
Jules Richardson wrote:
> Roger Merchberger wrote:
>> I'm not saying there *weren't* Win95 versions (read: corporate) that
>> didn't need a CD-Key, but *every* one I ever worked with did, and I
>> worked with a lot of copies of Win95 very early on, from a lot of OEMs
>> and copies purchased straight from M$.
> Indeed - ISTR the numbers being somewhat interchangeable though. One CD
> key would happily work with a Win95 CD that was shipped with a different
> key, which always seemed a little pointless.
> Hmm actually, was it Win95 where the entry of the key was optional and
> hitting escape just let you skip past it (with all the legal issues that
> created)? Maybe that was a different bit of MS software with a CD key at
> around the same time though...
I think that was WFW3.11. If you could do it with W95 I never
figured out how.
Not that I ever tried, or anything.... ;^)
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