Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Windows Vista Activation really is a mess
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | Today, I wanted to update Vista RC1 to RC2. When I booted up, Vista was
> | informing me that I have to activate it before I can logon. Unfortunately,
> | I used a private IP. So Vista Activation wasn't able to phone home. No
> | problem you say? Just enter a public IP and go ahead. But how can you do
> | that without logging on?
Businesses need to keep an emergency supply of Ubantu or similar CD's
including Open Office so that work can continue if Vista packs a
validation sad. For maximum flexibility servers should run on Linux
with Samba for normal Windows use, but also set up so files can be
shared by the scp protocol.