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Microsoft Uses Pirated Software

“Members of a former software cracking group have discovered that audio files created with one of its cracked programs are distributed with each copy of the Windows XP” … (Read Article)

The files are at %windir%\Help\Tours\WindowsMediaPlayer\Audio\Wav directory of Windows XP. If these files are opened with a HEX editor (or any Text Editor for that matter) the code contains the signature “Deepz0ne”, who was a member of former cracking group “Radium”.

Via: Tom’s Hardware Guide