Vista blocking updates for several progs, can I safely update to 8.1 on "free" sites?


  1.    03 Nov 2016 #1
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    Vista blocking updates for several progs, can I safely update to 8.1 on "free" sites?


    Most seem to have "attachments" I don't want
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  2.    03 Nov 2016 #2
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    Re: Vista blocking updates for several progs, can I safely update to 8.1 on "free" si


    Quote Originally Posted by Zipper 666 View Post
    Most seem to have "attachments" I don't want
    Please elaborate on blocked programs because perhaps we can help. To answer your question no-using a pirated version of Windows is a bad idea. Also this goes against the forum rules of discussions on pirated software.
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  3.    27 Nov 2016 #3
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    Re: Vista blocking updates for several progs, can I safely update to 8.1 on "free" si


    No, I wouldn't trust any website that says that it can get you 8.1 for free because:

    1. it's illegal to download/use a pirated/cracked copy
    2. the ones you find on google almost always install crapware to your pc and disable windows defender/etc.
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Vista blocking updates for several progs, can I safely update to 8.1 on "free" sites?

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