pendanticist - 11:49 pm on Jan 28, 2005 (gmt 0) I have found this though: They go on to say:
Tapolyai, I doubt you'll get qualified answers anywhere but MS's website considering how situationally specific your concerns are.
Microsoft will expand its Windows Genuine Advantage program to 25 languages as part of its growing anti-piracy engineering, education and enforcement initiative. The expanded program will require users to enter legitimate Windows licenses before accepting non-critical updates. "The goal of the program is to verify the authenticity of Windows software for customers, so they can avoid the risks associated with counterfeit software and take advantage of other benefits," says David Lazar, Microsoft director for Genuine Windows. An estimated 5 million people voluntarily checked out their software, according to Lazar. Now, users with Norwegian, Czech and Simplified Chinese language versions of Windows will be required to participate in the pilot program if they want to use the Download Center.
I have found this though:
They go on to say: