Vista activation crack a 'joke,' says hacker

Tuesday, 6 March 2007, 10:31 AM EST

The unknown hacker who claimed last week that a tool he'd created could generate valid Windows Vista activation codes has admitted that the crack was cracked.

"Fact is the brute force keygen is a joke, I never intended for it to work," the individual identified only as Computer User wrote on the KezNews Web site over the weekend. "I have never gotten it to work, everyone should stop using it! Everyone who said they got a key is probably lying or mistaken!"

At Computerworld.

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