Technet Subscription

Posted on 2013-06-10
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Last Modified: 2013-06-10
Hi There,

Just wondering. if you a TechNet subscriber and you claim a product key, is it purely for testing purposes or is it your key as if you bought it. How does it work?

Thanks in Advance.
Question by:GECs36711
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Purely for testing, and only while you have a valid Technet subscription; see
Microsoft TechNet Subscription Agreement
4. Using the software and other benefits
a. Using software. Your use of the software is subject to the license terms provided with the software, such as click-through license terms, except for any changes to those terms that are provided in this agreement.
* You may not use the software if you do not have an active subscription.
* You may install and use the software on your devices only to evaluate the software.
* You may not use the software in a live operating environment, in a staging environment, or with data that has not been backed up.
* You may not use the software for software development or in an application development environment.
* The components of each software program are licensed as a single unit. You may not separate the components and install them on different devices.
* You may not share, transfer, resell, or assign your subscription or the software.
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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
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Your TechNet subscription gives you access to a wide range of Microsoft products for evaluation. Some of these products require product keys during installation, and some of those require activation.

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@ oBdA

Thanks for clearing that up for me.

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