[LINK] Microsoft EULA
Wed, 18 Sep 2002 08:19:55 +1000
On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 22:04, Malcolm Miles wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 18:55:15 +1000, you wrote:
> >"Windows' newest patches -- Service Pack 1 for Windows XP
> >and SP3 for Windows 2000 -- contain new license language that
> >gives Microsoft the right to silently revise your operating system."
> >This upsets many companies whose PCs can't be allowed to morph
> >at will.
> Any company worth its salt will turn off auto-update on its PCs.
Actually the license says nothing about auto-update. The license grants
microsoft the right to update your operating system at their
Turning off auto-update just disables one possible vector for microsoft
to exercise the rights you have granted. If it was effective then it
could be argued that you are violating the license agreement.
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