Just a legal question

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  1. Tiger_Barb

    Tiger_Barb Registered Member

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    Good morning WILDERS,

    I have a friend that just switched from 2000 pro to XP, they gave me their 2000 pro, is it legal for me to load this......also if I make my system dual boot for ME and 2000 is it legal for me to have my NODs and ZAP on both OS's....

    Thanks

    T Barb
     
  2. Paul Wilders

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    Good morning to you as well, TB!

    It depends on the EULA. You will be prompted to accept this when installing; read it carefully.

    EULA's come into play here as well. As for NOD: your Win9x version will not run on a W2K system. Eset has a special version for W2K/XP. As for ZAP: although not checked, I do believe one buys a license for just one system only. Better check over on the ZoneLabs website.

    regards.

    paul
     
  3. Tiger_Barb

    Tiger_Barb Registered Member

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    Hi Paul,

     
    That's allways lovely reading in the morning...
    and I'll take a run over to ZA and find out for sure.....

    Thanks  ;)

    T Barb
     
  4. Checkout

    Checkout Security Rhinoceros

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    Just as a matter of interest, country-specific consumer laws can override EULAs.  For instance, in the UK, anything I purchase ("license") from M$, I can sell - no matter what it says in the M$ EULA.
     
  5. Eagle1

    Eagle1 Security Expert

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    In the USA if you purchased it legally you can give it away or sell it. But if you do so it must be uninstalled and you cannot keep any copies at all. Then the recipient is the owner and subject to the licensing. I deal with this everyday locally. Now some states may have some specific laws on this matter in terms verifying owner transfer, etc. But I have not found anything yet preventing it outright.

    As far as loading application on multiple OS's on the same system..that one is best answered by asking the vendors themselves. But I believe most EULAs restrict use to one computer not to one OS. Of course reading the EULA or asking the vendor if nothing is said specifically is always the best way. And as mentioned some apps will not run on W2K/XP or upgrades must be purchased.
     
  6. UNICRON

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    Actually most EULAs restrict to one CPU not one computer or OS. 32 proccessor servers must pay 32 times.
     
  7. Blacksheep

    Blacksheep Spyware Fighter

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    I knew there must be something good about the UK! :D
     
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