Ive decided to start this non-personal blog, as a personal project, with no thoughts of getting rich off it. I have other blogs, personal and business, none yet on blogger though. I've decided to use Blogger.com this time around, as hosts such as myspace or livejournal do not offer the professionalism or advanced developer controls I would want for this blog. Other blogging software or places, such as Wordpress, I do and have used in the past, but I wanted a service that would be easier for me to use, free to use and have hosted for me, be part of some social community, while yet still letting me export my site or database away from blogger.com if I ever decided to expand to more than what they offer me.
Microsoft has a neat little way to prevent software piracy of their Windows operating system. "Windows Genuine Advantage"[edit: I stand corrected, it has nothing to do with WGA] with its "Product Activation" requirement. Essentially, even with a valid product key, you still need to activate your Windows to ensure that only one computer is using that specific product key. If you can't activate your Windows, there being many reasons for this, you are left with a 30 day grace period to change your product key to one that is fully valid or get in contact with Microsoft and plea your case. Once your grace period is up, Windows refuses to let you login anymore. You cannot access your files. You cannot go on the Internet. You cannot do anything, except the thrill of trying to activate Windows. Well, luckily for me I do not have to worry about this issues, as my Windows is valid and activated. However, for those who do not and have been so unfortunate enough to have