Using windows key of a friend laptop?

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  1. imHappy, Oct 4, 2011
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    imHappy macrumors regular

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    Hey guys,

    I really don't have money at this moment, therefore im looking for the safest, cheapest and legit way to get windows through bootcamp.

    I have thought on this options i would like to know if it is actually possible:

    - download windows...from microsoft or some other place as a demo version(mind telling me the link if it is possible). AND through a friend pc laptop, copy its serial.

    Again, is this way actually posible and legit?

    If you guys know of another option, please tell me! :)

    ps: im scared of installing a pirated version of windows my new mba, despite being in Peru (piracylandia).


    Thx in advance guys!
     
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    That's piracy, you need to purchase a license for windows and windows go through an activation process as well, to stop people from doing what you're looking to do.

    Discussion of such topics is not allowed here as per the rules
    PIRACY
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