Microsoft has available on its site a Virtual PC Image with Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6 or 7, so Web Developers can test their applications on both versions of the browser.

I installed the image with IE7. When you start the image you have a couple of shortcuts in the Desktop. One of them is to install the IE7 Readiness Toolkit. When you try to install it, it checks if you are running Genuine Microsoft Software.

Guess what?

This copy of Windows did not pass genuine validation. The product key found on this computer was reported as stolen or lost.

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