[Full-disclosure] Vista Reduced Function mode triggered
poof at fansubber.com
Tue Jan 2 00:02:41 GMT 2007
The issues that the original poster is having don't sound anything like
normal behavior. One of the scenarios expected in Vista would be a Laptop
that's been activated being used in a restricted internet work zone. And if
that laptop has been activated normally (The 1-time activation as provided
with the Windows install.) it shouldn't go to reduced mode. Further, it'll
give a 30 day warning prior to going to reduced mode if it's suddenly
deactivated asking for it to be reactivated. (Say a hardware change/etc.)
In the short, I am unable to repro this. I'm currently running Vista on two
systems; the other system is in a sandbox. (However, was "open" during the
Erm, from what I can see from the requirements, Internet is not required as
it's in the same format as Audio.
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[mailto:full-disclosure-bounces at lists.grok.org.uk] On Behalf Of Geo.
Sent: Monday, January 01, 2007 3:35 PM
To: full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Vista Reduced Function mode triggered
> anything in vista's agreement in legalish that could be translated into
> 'you agree that you feed your software internet' ?
Yep, specifies "internet" under requirements. Should specify unrestricted
internet access if you ask me.
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