Product activation and registration - 09-09-2004 , 04:53 PM
I'm a computer student at a community college and I just bought VS.NET
Academic on Ebay. I got a sealed box. Before opening the box, I read the
licencing blurb on the outside of the box that talks about product activation
and registration required for 'continuous use'. Before I go any further and
open the box, can anyone tell me what the restrictions are? I just want to
install the product on a single computer in order to learn .NET. I also want
to create websites that I can use as examples of my work to prospective
employers. But what is this about 'continuing use'? Now, I'm wondering if I
should open the box or should resell this on Ebay. I know the full product
costs over $1000 which is well beyond my means.
Re: Product activation and registration - 09-10-2004 , 07:10 AM
"mscertified" <rupert (AT) tigerlily (DOT) com> wrote
What you got (if 2003) is the Academic Edition, which sells for < $100 at
legitimate academic software resellers. It is identical to the Professional
Edition with the following exceptions:
1. There are additional student features on a CD in the set which add
project templates amenable to early learning.
2. The Academic Edition does not support remote debugging.
AFAIK, there are no restrictions on use for the retail package.
Peter [MVP Visual Developer]
Jack of all trades, master of none.
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