[Gllug] Getting Microsoft off a Dell purchase - anyone done this?

Jason Clifford jason at ukpost.com
Fri Jul 7 08:25:33 UTC 2006

On Fri, 7 Jul 2006, Alain Williams wrote:

> > Well, if you haven't accepted the terms of the license, then you have 
> > *no agreement with Microsoft*.
> > Therefore, they (Microsoft) have no legal way to stop you selling your 
> > license to some third party.
> But it may be illegal (or probably contrary to the MS agreement) for someone
> to then use it. The version that comes with hardware is an OEM version
> that is (often) linked to some particular h/ware.

So sell it with an old piece of hardware you have lying around?

I know someone who used to do that however I think it's now forbidden 
under the terms of the OEM license. Of course if you have not accepted the 
license you are not bound by that. :)

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