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Windows 7 torrent

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    Should I buy or torrent it?

    I feel kinda weird downloading an OS from a public torrent... Anyone got any other sites?
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    The only real fear is if it 's backdoored.

    What you can do though is find out the checksum of an original copy and compare it with that of the downloaded image. If same -> clean :)
     
  3. Leith

    Leith Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Out of everything computer related, such as software or programs, I would definitely buy the OS. Just my 2C.
     
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    I tend to buy an OS but check the reviews on any torrent. New torrents are highly suspect and always do a virus check with several programs in case there is a trojan hidden in the key generator.
     
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