Updating a pirated copy of photoshop
The Real World Consequences All of which begs the questions: what will Microsoft do now and what should you do?
The doomsday scenario is Windows 10 starts looking for your pirated copies of Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Call of Duty and shutting them down. Xbox Live has long used updates to track down and disable pirated Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles - much like closing jailbreak loops in i OS - but Microsoft has never shown any interest in pursuing matters further.
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Each is taking the shine off what is actually a very good core operating system, but I’m sorry to say they don't stop there...I'm not surprised that Adobe's new Creative Cloud version of Photoshop has been pirated, and I'm not surprised by the "told you so" reactions when it was pirated just one day after its release. Photoshop is one of the most pirated applications ever - did anyone think that this new version would be any different?According to Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen the Creative Cloud model "isn't a move solely devoted to defeating software pirates, [but said] the shift will improve the situation.I will update with any comment the company makes but so far it has declined to reply (something which has become predictably par for the course with Windows 10 enquiries). I wish I could say that I was surprised, but I'm not. The cracking community loves the challenge of cracking software and boasting that they cracked it first.