Microsoft Offers Amnesty to Users of Pirated WinXP in the UK

NewsFactor Network: “MicrosoftRelevant Products/Services from Microsoft has moved to clamp down on software pirates in the UK after discovering what it describes as a large volume of high quality counterfeit versions of Windows XP Latest News about Windows XP.

Kicking off its Windows XP Counterfeit Project, the software giant has invited “anyone unsure as to the legitimacy of their Windows XP software” to submit their products for analysis.

Software that is found to be counterfeit will be replaced for free subject to the terms and conditions of its offer, Microsoft promised.

“This is a great opportunity for users to confirm the authenticity of Windows XP software whilst helping gather vital information about illegal traders,” said Alex Hilton, license compliance manager at Microsoft.”