They also have deals on Symantec,Bitdefender, Trend Micro, and Webroot. If you are reported to Microsoft, you could be criminally and civilly prosecuted. If you would like to search, you can find that the rule changed about a year after the San Andreas hoopla. I am not saying I want the bogus key operations to stay in business, I am simply saying from a legal standpoint that Steam revoking a key after they accepted the activation is not up to business standards. If the key was not from an 'authorized retailer', I expect to find that out when I attempt to activate the key.
I have also purchased Norton for equal savings without any problems. The hysteria died down, Tipper Gore and Hillary Clinton stopped advertising for me , and I was only selling about one code per month. If your computer hard drive fails, you will need some way to re-install the software. I have to give you credit for being fair though. At least, this is what I think. And if they seem to be playing games like shipping unnecessary hardware , to be dancing around some rules, walk away. You cite an authorized dealer but don't actually say you purchased from Amazon.
You can continue using these products after this date, but you will not be able to download the software files again. But has it some other cons? I repeat, the sale of digital or virtual items are not allowed on ebay. But it will not initiate. Depending on jurisdiction, merchants state explicitly that they don't sell operating system licenses but only product keys. In such a disaster, without your discs, you just threw your hard-earned money down the drain.
Buy a bunch licenses with stolen credit card numbers. My Specs: Games I currently have: Gaming need some advice. If you acquired the software in a physical package, your proof of license is the genuine Microsoft Certificate of Authenticity label with the accompanying genuine product key, and your proof of purchase. You may use it only to reinstall the software on the licensed computer. How many other people did he sell this same license key to? I can't tell you it's 100% scam, I bought my key off eBay and here we is 4 and a half years later, no blacklist, in fact have had to call Microsoft 3 or 4 times when rebuilding my system and reinstalling windows retail key.
Coming back later and revoking my key 6 months after I purchased the game does not add up in my book. The only way to download genuine Microsoft software is through Microsoft. Be sure to get one and keep it safe. Consider reporting this to ebay and Microsoft, as well. If you want to buy a copy of a previous version of Windows, you are out of luck as Microsoft does not offer those for sale anymore. If I was going to buy an antivirus or security suite, I would go to somewhere like this. For example, if you purchase the Windows Vista and Office 2007 products, Microsoft Store will make them available for downloading until April 2012.
Ask them if the reseller you are using is recognised. Graphic Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio Monitor s Displays 35. And as others have pointed out, you'd have no protection either if the buyer filed a claim against you. . What is the most appropriate agency to report such a software issue? It seemed to install and run as-expected when first used. You don't get a box.
You get the product key on the cheap on the other hand, and get keys for operating systems that Microsoft does not sell anymore, or does not sell to non-business customers. Sure there is a little learning curve. You end up with a smaller wallet. I suggest you vet the seller, check out ratings and user reviews. And you give the ebay dude incentive to do it again and again and again.
Before the transfer, that party must agree that this agreement applies to the transfer and use of the software. Long Download Availability Downloadable software consists of two parts: 1 a product key and 2 the software files: Product keys are kept with your order information in your Account. All kinds of third party sites, Amazon, etc etc etc. A professional, upstanding company, in my opinion, easily discerns that whoever activates the key first, owns the game. How many other people did he sell this same license key to? Paul states that it's a good way to get cheap keys but he also advises you to purchase protection for your items as it's possible that your key will get banned.