my friend did something dumb with her new mac...

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  1. gui3

    gui3 all the dude ever wanted was his rug back

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    she got a new mac, which of course came with a trial of some apple software.

    she googled...and found a serial that people were sharing

    she used the serial to unlock the software

    and then

    clicked "register" by accident. so it sent her info, with the pirated key, to apple.


    so, what should i tell her to do now?
    i thought maybe she could just uninstall, buy a legit key, and re-register the software.


    seriously - she is freaking out.
     
  2. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    they are going to break it off in her ass mr. postman
     
  3. Commander Riker

    Commander Riker Starfleets Finest

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    That's just darwinism hard at work.
     
  4. gui3

    gui3 all the dude ever wanted was his rug back

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    you said it, space trekker! il+1
     
  5. TheWeasel

    TheWeasel Guest

    Apple doesn't really have a history of going after people for pirating their software (that's not to say they won't) but she may want to wipe the machine and do a clean install (you could trash the pref files for that app if you feel comfortable doing so).
     
  6. Nezart

    Nezart OT Supporter

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    the odds are in her favor, it shouldn't be a problem
     
  7. Pseudonym

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    nothing is going to happen. i've done this numerous time with no problems. Apple is a hardware company. That's where they make their money. They aren't to worried about some kids pirating their software.
     
  8. gui3

    gui3 all the dude ever wanted was his rug back

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    thanks for the responses. i might just have her buy the software...pirating is so 2006-oink :/
     
  9. assclown

    assclown Active Member

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    :rofl: Nothing is gonna happen.
     
  10. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    she'll be fine, don't freak her out
     
  11. Turboed_2

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    Fuck her in the ass and then tell her thats what will happen to her in prison. When she starts to cry or you feel guilty, which ever comes first, tell her that probably nothing will happen.
     
  12. Fucker

    Fucker out of the fast lane, bitches

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  13. dmora

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    tell her if she doesnt fuck you, she'll be in trouble!
     
  14. Pseudonym

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    assholes, this isn't the main forum! be nice.























    pics of the broad?
     
  15. LifeBurnsFaster

    LifeBurnsFaster New Member

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    lulz
     
  16. Eye For The Winter

    Eye For The Winter New Member

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    So if I were to go to the Genius Bar with pirated Apple software they would not say anything?
     
  17. TheWeasel

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    Chances are they wouldn't know they were pirated. Now if they found out they were then you may be in trouble.
     
  18. nsxrebel

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    In for pics of your friend.
     
  19. jackback52

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    nothing gonna happen, apple is a HARDWARE company, not a software company.
     
  20. Pseudonym

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    i took my macbook in for repairs and when i got it back i had to re-enter a serial number for my pirated Logic Pro. But i don't think they can determine if it's pirated or not. No big deal.
     
  21. Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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    Freak dat bitch out den, Ton'!
     
  22. jordan04

    jordan04 The seeds of love have taken hold, and if we won't

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    This is why women shouldn't have computers. Tell that bitch to get her ass back in the kitchen!
     
  23. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    :ugh::ugh::ugh:

    uh... what? pirating is so what? im confused
     

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