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Long ago, and with a different version, I had some trouble with a MS Windows license. As it turned out, I had a product that was validly installed via an OEM key that had since expired. It was later disabled by MS because it was being used 'fraudulently' . Also, it could only be used on OEM versions and OEM versions could only use OEM keys.
In my case, I had a valid MSDN key to reactivate it but it was rejected. There were all sorts of unpleasant problems, but only after it went bad and I needed to reactivate it.
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It's certainly responsible for some things: damage to antiques for example. And I'd put the blame at least partly on CH for in the increase in asthma and suchlike problems. Since houses are "better sealed" you don't get early-and-continual exposure to pollens and so on, which has to be partly responsible.
On the other hand, you get less fires and carbon monoxide deaths ... and a toasty house in winter.
We don't have CH, never have. No mains gas here, and nowhere to safely put a oil tank or gas bottles, so we are all electric, since we stopped using the fireplace.
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