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Counterfeit Microsoft software on eBay
|Posted by Administrator (admin) on Apr 22 2011 at 6:16 pm|
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Beware when purchasing Microsoft software, for example, Windows 7, from eBay. I have noticed a lot of counterfeit copies on eBay of late. There are several ways to recognize a counterfeit:
Before purchasing this software from eBay, I recommend requesting photos of the actual box (and/or discs) to verify authenticity, as well as a guarantee from the seller that counterfeit software will be accepted for full refund.
For details on counterfeit software, visit http://microsoft.com/howtotell