Questions and answers about the End-User License Agreement

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Questions and answers about the End-User License Agreement

How can I be certain I have legitimate Microsoft software if it came preinstalled on my computer's hard disk?

How is computer software protected by law?

How can I identify illegal Microsoft software?

My Microsoft product came with a Certificate of Authenticity. Is that my End-User License Agreement (EULA)?

What if I've upgraded from Microsoft Windows version 98 to Microsoft Windows 2000? Do I still need to keep my copy of Windows 98 as part of my legally acquired product?

Can I transfer the End-User License Agreement (EULA) for my software to someone else?

Can I make a second copy for my portable computer?

Are there different types of software piracy? Is one type of piracy less damaging than any other?

What if I don't upgrade my product but purchase a completely new version? Do I still have to keep my old version of that product?

What if my product doesn't have an End-User License Agreement (EULA)?

Can I sell or give away old versions of my products when I acquire an upgrade?

When I upgrade a Microsoft product, do my license rights for that product change?

In what ways can I use the software over a network?

What does the End-User License Agreement (EULA) say?

What is the significance of the End-User License Agreement (EULA) for Microsoft products?

What is software piracy? Why should I be concerned about it?

What should I do if I suspect I have unknowingly purchased illegal Microsoft software product(s)?

What is the minimum amount of documentation I should keep to prove my software products are legally licensed?

Do I have rights to use third-party copyrighted material?

What uses of photos, clip art, and font images are prohibited?