That was quick: Windows 8 Store app protection already hacked, turns the trials permanent
0. phoneArena 27 Nov 2012, 03:14 posted on
The Wsservice_crk hack turns the trial version, which all apps are obliged to offer, into a full-fledged cracked app that can stay on your computer indefinitely, which is certain to raise some eyebrows for devs. The crack also offers some additional features like packaging apps for sideloading, without Redmond signing off on them...
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1. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
Yeah Microsoft!! Bring on the hacks!!!
2. Izzy_V (Posts: 216; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)
This security failure is, dare I say it--priceless.
3. jove39 (Posts: 1451; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Windows and Hackers go side by side...and who doesn't like free games :)
4. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Where's the BALM(er) for relieving the pain of WINDOWS being so secure :)
6. dickwyn (Posts: 602; Member since: 07 May 2012)
dont think this as a bad way, at least now we have some ways to get paid apps become free
5. easymomo (Posts: 91; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)
Android is wild, uncontrolled and malware prone; Apple is overpriced
12. -box- (Posts: 3964; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Are you saying he's wrong? In all fairness, he isn't. Not saying Windows is invulernable (and I know of no system that is), but his statements aren't incorrect.
13. Bernoulli (Posts: 2315; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)
Well said mate! The only thing left is for both of these things to shift to Apple lol :)
7. twens (Posts: 843; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)
Guys how do we download this crack? Its the best news i have heard since morning.
8. RapidCat (Posts: 351; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)
Ican't wait what balmer say about this hack
10. xtroid2k (Posts: 505; Member since: 11 Jan 2010)
I don't know why this is such a surprise. Hackers have been circumventing ms products for years. I suspect w8 are no different.
11. jroc74 (Posts: 5275; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
This is why CEO's need to stop talking trash about their competition.
14. lzsbleach (Posts: 155; Member since: 20 May 2012)
Thats messed up, thats actually a good feature of windows 8. You get to try an app before you buy it; I wish android had this feature, then I would probably buy more apps.
16. MC1123 (Posts: 1254; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
lol so true!!! love these hacking thing! and atleast it will be good for those people who cant afford the paid app!
17. lzsbleach (Posts: 155; Member since: 20 May 2012)
You cant afford a dollar app that you really like.