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Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu version updates break Windows activation

From: Jamie Lokier
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] qemu version updates break Windows activation
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 14:59:29 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Frederik Himpe wrote:
> Every time qemu/kvm is updated, the version strings in the virtual 
> hardware change, which breaks an activated windows installation in qemu. 
> Windows thinks it's running on other hardware, and requires manual re-
> activation by phone.
> Could the version strings please be made optional in the hardware?
> See also http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=467043

Does Windows also break whenever you do a firmware update on a real

-- Jamie

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