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  Fateful Shadow 11:52 20 Sep 04
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When you sign up for something online, you almost always encounter a box with alphanumeric characters in it that are hard to read and that you have to type into another box. Why is this?

  Sir Radfordin 12:23 20 Sep 04

It is to stop people creating links to systems thus bypassing the offical site. MS have a very bad system from my experience!

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