Saturday, July 30, 2005

Windows Genuine Advantage cracked!

WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) isspecial protection made by Microsoft to consider that user downloading all but major patches from Microsoft Download Centre is using original Windows system. Without it you cannot download anything but patches bblocking viruses and other malware. But as is normal, where works 10 engineers one year on protection, thier works goes to waste in few days by thousands of crackers. Now are known two ways around this protection. You can write one single script directly into adress line, or you can just close add-on in thic active-x component. Really smart.

Thursday, July 28, 2005

400GB server drives from WD

After releasing 400 Gb drive in serie Caviar SE16 Brings Western Digital this size also for server part of market. For $289 you can buy Wd Caviar RE200GB. They are made especially to be connected to raid array. They have SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) and Serial ATA interface, so you can choose what variant your server support. Drive have 7200 rpm, integrated 16Mb cache. and access time 8,7 ms. And of course Native Command Queuing technology. Mean Time Between Failure should be 1.2 milion hours, and they have 5 years warranty.

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