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I was wondering if it is legal to use a program called NLite on a store bought copy of Windows XP Pro, in order to remove stuff from the installation?
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Yes. I believe it's legal.
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<please delete this reply>

Edited by Tony_1983, 14 August 2005 - 06:35 PM.

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Uhh...what does Zone Labs have to do with this?

I got XP at Best Buy for X-Mas with a serial.
nLite is a free program.
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Uhh...what does Zone Labs have to do with this?

I got XP at Best Buy for X-Mas with a serial.
nLite is a free program.

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Sorry, for some reason this changed on me when wsa in one of the zone alarm postings.

Edited by Tony_1983, 14 August 2005 - 06:36 PM.

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You use what you want....Microsoft doesn't have a hold on you just because you bought their product.

The only infringement on MS or any other software is the use of the software on any other system other than what it was bought for.
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[delete_me]

Edited by SuperHumanly, 14 August 2005 - 09:02 PM.

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You shouldn't need another software to "remove stuff from the installation". XP will remove what it is supposed to, and you can leave the rest alone.

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You use what you want....Microsoft doesn't have a hold on you just because you bought their product.

The only infringement on MS or any other software is the use of the software on any other system other than what it was bought for.

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Umm... not strictly true. Although it probably doesn't apply in this case, can someone more technical than me comment on reverse engineering, disassembly, etc? I don't want to say too much and give people the wrong info. What is important however is that there are many more issues than simply using the software on more that 1 PC, and we don't want people getting the wrong idea.

Edited by Psych, 15 August 2005 - 08:23 AM.

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