Windows Vista and Internet-based Services Essay

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MICROSOFT SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS
MICROSOFT SECURITY ESSENTIALS
These license terms are an agreement between Microsoft Corporation (or based on where you live, one of its affiliates) and you. Please read them. They apply to the software named above, which includes the media on which you received it, if any. The terms also apply to any Microsoft
· subsequent version of the software (including any updates or supplements),
· updates,
· supplements,
· Internet-based services, and
· support services for this software, unless other terms accompany those items. If so, those terms apply.
By using the software, you accept these terms. If you do not accept them, do not use the software.
As described below, installation or use of the software also operates as your consent to the transmission of certain standard computer information during validation, automatic download and installation of certain updates, and for Internet-based services.
If you comply with these license terms, you have the rights below.
1. INSTALLATION AND USE RIGHTS.
a. Home Use. If you are a home user, then you may install and use any number of copies of the software on your personal devices for use by people who reside in your household. As a home user, you may not use the software in any commercial, non-profit, or revenue generating business activities.
b. Small Business. If you operate a small business, then you may install and use the software on up to ten (10) devices in your business.
c. Restrictions.
i. The software may not be used on a device running an enterprise version of a Microsoft Windows operating system. ii. The software may not be used on devices owned by government or academic institutions.
d. Separation of Components. The components of the software are licensed as a single unit. You may not separate the components and install them on different devices.
e. Included Microsoft Programs. The software may contain other Microsoft programs. The license terms with those programs apply to your use of them.
2. VALIDATION.
a. The software may cause the operating system software to conduct validation checks of your operating system software from time to time, depending upon your specific operating system.
b. Validation verifies that your computer’s operating system has been activated and is properly licensed. Validation also permits you to use certain features of the operating system software or to obtain additional benefits.
c. If a validation check is performed, the operating system software will send information about the software and your operating system software to Microsoft. This information includes the versions of the software and operating system software. Microsoft does not use the information to identify or contact you. By using the software, you consent to the transmission of this information. For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/PrivacyInfo.aspx.
d. If, after a validation check, your operating system software is found not to be properly licensed, the software you are installing may be disabled, or the functionality of the operating system software may be affected, depending upon your specific operating system and applicable laws. For example, you may need to reactivate the operating system software or you may receive reminders to obtain a properly licensed copy of the operating system software, or you may not be able to use or continue to use some of the features of the operating system software or obtain certain updates, upgrades or services from Microsoft.
e. You may only obtain updates or upgrades for the operating system software from Microsoft or authorized sources. For more information on obtaining updates from authorized sources, see www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/faq.aspx.
3. INTERNET-BASED SERVICES. Microsoft provides Internet-based services with the software. It may change or cancel them at any time.
a. Consent for Internet-Based Services. The software features…