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[ale] MS Licensing
Now, see why we all need to use open office
SamsCo Htg. & Air, Inc.
On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 13:54, Jonathan Glass wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 13:50, Matthew Brown wrote:
> > What is your understanding of this question...
> > If I am on Microsoft's Software Assurance program, but allow this to
> > lapse, am I still licensed to continue using the then-existant product
> > version moving forward? ...or does the license expire along with the
> > Software Assurance?
> > Best Regards,
> If you were running Windows 98, and Office 97 before you signed up for
> SA, and you allow SA to lapse, then once it has lapsed, you HAVE to
> revert back to your original perpetually-licensed software. If you've
> upgraded to Windows XP and Office 2003, you have to downgrade back to 98
> and Office 97. You can only use software under the SA agreement as long
> as you keep the fees paid.