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Did you throughly read the licence


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Poll: Did you throughly read the licence when installing a program (43 member(s) have cast votes)

Did you throughly read the licence when installing a program

  1. YES(always) (3 votes [6.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.98%

  2. YES(sometimes) (6 votes [13.95%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.95%

  3. NO(never) (34 votes [79.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 79.07%

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#1
sven

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im just curious about this, i was sitting with my mind in a thinking state, and this came to my head, do people really read the licence and agreement things. then i though about the MSFN forum. why not ask people.


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i do sometimes.. depends on what type of software, if its p2p etc i make sure i read important bits like Spyware/adware

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I only read the EULA when installing certain products, E.G. Office, photshop etc.

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If it is a Game : No
If its Microsoft applcation : No
Somthing i Downloaded: yes lol

:) dats how i put it down

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Well, being that I work in a corporate environment I do read every EULA for every piece of software I install. :)

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whats the EULA.... :)

no i have never read any lience in my life far to long waste of enery :rolleyes:

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I think I read the license of the two first softwares I installed in my life, after that...

I soon realized that it's mainly: do not make illegal copies, we're not responsible if you screw your system, blahblahblah.

I'm sure there is a catch or two I haven't read and I should have...

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Well.. if you haven't paid attention, there was a big issue with MS when they changed their licensing model earlier last year. The corporate environment did not take well to it, and MS had to change it once again because they were losing select partners because of it. There was an item that basically gave them the right to get into your system. When you installed SP1 you all agreed to this as well. It has since been changed so there isn't anything to worry about now.

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guys,
i mouth the same things as ggtyh above me.

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interesting, i only check if i seem to have a problem and have to reinstall. like msn plus! upgrade did something, so i reinstalled it and saw that a box was checked to put in sponsor software :)

Got rid of it after

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Yea, before my clients purchase it because I consult and/or represent mostly foreign companies that have offices in the U.S. It has always been of interest to me anyway.

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After that SP1 EULA, I read every new one I find! :)

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I read them all only because I'm an avid reader. I read everything. plus I like to know what I'm getting myself into.

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Want to read a scarry license?

Read the EULA for Creative Labs. The way it's worded pretty much gives them the right to do anything thay want to your computer, including installing virus, worms, etc.

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whats the EULA.... :)

no i have never read any lience in my life far to long waste of enery :D

With all that time saved, you have enough to learn to type. :rolleyes:




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