Microsoft to Change System Builder Licensing Policy for Windows 8?

In a small paragraph included towards the end of last week's big announcement about the new Windows 8 upgrade pricing, it would appear that Microsoft has made a significant change to its Windows licensing rules. Windows 7 shipped with clear rules around the software not being authorized for installation by end users and removed the comments from their OEM partner website which exempted hobbyists which is significant and could cost end-users hundreds of dollars. Read the full details here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Like many roles in the C-Suite, the CIO role is also changing. Its impact and control have been circumvented by cloud computing, the consumerization of IT, and employees that now have unprecedented access to technology. The role of the CIO is at a critical juncture. For some CIOs, the changing landscape reduces their scope of influence. For others, it means unprecedented opportunity. This eBook explores the changes that CIOs are experiencing today and how these executives can leverage their expertise to help …

  • ThousandEyes monitors and solves application delivery problems throughout the Internet due to data center outages, ISP performance, CDN caching and DNS availability.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date