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Advice? Mac user needs Windows for Bots

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by CLZzZz, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. CLZzZz

    CLZzZz Registered Member

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    Back story: I have a imac, macbook air and a dusty windows vista laptop that is slow as hell to run.

    To run bots, I obviously need to upgrade to windows. I'm going to try the bootcamp but i need an iso file. I couldn't find a way to create one from Vista, so my next bet is upgrading. I first need to upgrade from vista to windows 8. Windows can sell me windows 8 (student price) for $70. But, the catch 22 is it will cost me $70 per product key if i want to run it on each computer. Atleast, thats what the sales rep told me. Is it true? I'm trying to keep my budget low until I make more $$$, so I cannot afford $70 for each computer. I would spend $70 if i'll be able to use it on my laptop and imac. But not 70+70+70.

    So... I'm thinking about... buying a product key on here (if someone sells them) but I want to know what would happen if the key works, but its illegal? Can multiple users use the same product key? And if it is illegal, can the users be hacked or somehow have their information compromised through the source of the illegal supplier? Or would it be a issue only with Microsoft?

    Thanks in advanced.
     
  2. akshdalal

    akshdalal Regular Member

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    I have windows 7 running on my PC, and it's fake, but not even microsoft engineers differentiate between an original machine and my fake windows.

    I don't support this illegal work :), but, Warez-bb.org, is the site I would refer you to go for to have windows 8 for free.

    And please pay for the windows you use once you are capable enough.

    (MODs please no infraction this time, I am just trying to help this member) :cool:
     
  3. bertbaby

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    Technically yes you need three licenses but who the hell pays attention to all of the crazy licensing requirements. Also, as to your Vista laptop seriously revisit the memory you have and see if you can upgrade the memory to get better performance. Problem with an upgrade license is the Windows setup assume syou have the older OS installed already.
     
  4. CLZzZz

    CLZzZz Registered Member

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    Is that the right link? thank you.
     
  5. CLZzZz

    CLZzZz Registered Member

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    So i would need 3 keys purchased in total if i want to go the windows legal route? Darn! I'm going to consider upgrading my laptop, but really once i have more income rolling my way, I'll just get a new laptop that is windows and give the dusty one away. It's a pain! If I were to buy blackmarket keys, could i get hacked if it turns out to be illegal? I mean, i don't know anything about this. I'm just trying to figure out how i can start botting asap without breaking the bank atm.
     
  6. akshdalal

    akshdalal Regular Member

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    Link is correct, but the site is down due to maintenance. Check back in one or two days.
     
  7. Chris22

    Chris22 Regular Member

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    I use parallels, have had no problems with it at all
     
  8. CLZzZz

    CLZzZz Registered Member

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    Did you have to buy an additional license for windows to use parallels?
     
  9. Chris22

    Chris22 Regular Member

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    No, I just revert back to a snapshot when the 30 days is almost up
     
  10. CLZzZz

    CLZzZz Registered Member

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    Is that something your doing with parallel or with mac's "time machine"?