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Old 8th March 2021, 04:55 PM
HPsauce HPsauce is offline
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Originally Posted by paulrstaylor View Post
Apart from being a PITA, I see no real value in it!?
I think they just put a bit of a barrier in the way to discourage fakery, but it's not firm enough to prevent anyone reasonably genuine or persistent getting a system authenticated.

By the way do any of you gurus know a quick and easy way of creating a desktop shortcut to launch a Hyper-V VM? It doesn't seem to be possible, though presumably you could do it with a script of some sort.
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