Instead of publishing separate agreements for each edition (Home and Pro) and for each distribution channel (OEM and retail), the Windows 10 licensing agreement is a unique document valid for all editions, the only changes made to the “Limited Guarantee” section at the end of the document. In fact, the new licensing agreement is simpler and clearer than any similar document I`ve checked in 20 years of reviewing Windows licensing agreements. There are some notable changes I will make in this article, but each of these changes has been disclosed before. Microsoft has the line with the ability to update and activate non-actual copies of Windows with Windows 10. According to the latest UPDATEs from EULA, you can update on Windows 10 a non-real Windows license, but this will not make your license authentic. If you`re upgrading from a non-real version of Windows, just ask Microsoft to stop you in the future. Well, there is no telling whether Microsoft will be able to disable pirated games that have been a problem on Windows since its inception. With the Xbox Gaming app, Microsoft wants to lower you on Xbox Live Core Services, unlike gaming experiences everywhere. As long as you use licensed games, you are safe; There is no Microsoft clarification on how third-party games are influenced by the EULA update. There are a few other changes the Windows user EULA should be aware of, including the activation of non-real Windows licenses, broadcast rights, downgrade rights and update rights. Downgrade rights have always been part of the Windows experience, but now they are time-limited.
Until the support for the previous version to which you descend expires, you can demotion. Once the support is complete, you can no longer downgrade, even if you have a valid license. Like the changes to Windows 10, the licensing agreement for Microsoft`s new operating system contains new clauses that clarify everything from managing automatic updates to pooling Office apps, and what happens to pirate applications when a user tries to update. To quote Microsoft`s privacy statement: “We use data to make ads that we show you more relevant to you. However, we do not use what you say in emails, conversations, video calls or voicemail, or your documents, photos or other personal files to send you ads. So they don`t use it to target ads – but they have an open field for anything they want to do with email content, chat, video calls and voicemail. This “free” version of Windows appears to be a development version and sends debugging information back to Microsoft. If your personal photos, Social Security numbers or credit card data are sent to Microsoft, they won`t use them for targeting ads, but seem to have carte blanche to use them for everything else. Details of the likely final version of the Windows 10 (EULA) end-user licensing agreement began to be released on Thursday and were first reported by Ed Bott of ZDNet. Two weeks before the launch of Windows 10 worldwide, Microsoft has concluded the terms of its licensing agreements for the new operating system.
I have had several days to study the documents in detail, and I can tell you that there are no surprises, no gothas and no hidden subscription traps waiting to be skipped in two, three or four years. The broadcast rights haven`t changed much in Windows 10, except to find out how the Windows 10 license is related to the device when you updated Windows 7 or 8. If you purchased a retail copy, you can continue to transfer these licenses from one computer to another after removing Windows 10 from the computer on which it was originally installed when the license was purchased. The release of the new JLA conditions still leaves some ends loose in the next two weeks. Microsoft has yet to update its product lifecycle for Windows 10.