I have some sharewares that are time bound. When I used to run these on XP, probably due to registry access thing, the time never incremented. I mean, a 15 day trial app would be stuck at "1 day finished and 14 remaining" for years! Needless to say I was pretty ecstatic to see this as those and similar apps would promptly expire in previous Windows, and it was completely serendipitous.
However, now that I have Windows 7 as my OS, these apps do actually expire! Has something changed in version 7? Why do 7 and XP behave this way? Could someone explain me this please?