What you need to know when installing the software under free and proprietary licenses to other people?

All welcome! Please tell me there was such question, actually let somebody of your friends, or strangers, will ask me to help with a computer in something, on a paid or unpaid basis, although I'm seriously not going to do that but let's say suddenly ask for help, say install Windows or any SOFTWARE
it is clear that to put Windows, or any another proprietary software, and activate their pirate activator it will be a violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation with all the consequences, but let's say I put the man proprietary software but without any activation, showed him where the program contacts the communication with the developer and his contact - you mess with the developer to buy the program, will this be any violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation? And the same case if you just installed it without activation, but obviously modified by someone before me, i.e. any Assembly of Windows downloaded from unofficial resource on which it is clearly visible that Windows downloaded from Microsoft, but without activation.
And secondly, I say the same to anyone upon request installed free software under any free license GNU GPL 1/2/3 etc. what should I know in this case about the possible consequences?
April 4th 20 at 00:55
3 answers
April 4th 20 at 00:57
Solution
Put trials. It is not punishable. To install use iso or web installer.

About SPO, no special comments, just follow the license.

A separate issue of unscrupulous comrades. Let's say you come and put all normal, but you were the zoo. The Director may nod at you, the police will interview employees to confirm and all they say was this friend put something on the computers.

But in General it is as lucky
Lest nodded, or nodded without consequences - constitute a contract for the installation of the software, which describe what set and in what form. Both parties sign the contract and certificate of completion. After that if suddenly someone will crack after you trulku or say that something else is installed outside of the contract - it's not your problem.
And, most importantly, install the software, which is 100% sure that it is not modified up to you. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:00
@Kyler.Hand, Who believes the laws of the tablets issued to Abraham 5600 years ago, someone thin red thread, to the best pull power.

You need these games?
Send immediately with no license, good choice there and it is very wide. - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:03
@Kyler.Handsetting that is modified BY (say a pirate build of Windows) even if not activated this already illegal? (in principle of course it is necessary to read the EULA)
Well, about the Treaty and the act - let's say in this case I will not yavlyatsya employee of any firm (legal person), but simply a physical entity without any licenses for this type of activity (distribution of paid/free SOFTWARE) if it will no longer be any violation of the legislation of the Russian Federation? Ie it turns out that this will be the implementation of commercial activity, rendering of services on a fee basis, with no license for a specific activity - Jaida_Anderson commented on April 4th 20 at 01:06
@Jaida_Anderson, well, You can be self-employed. Licensed and certified to install the software we have, fortunately, legislators have not yet introduced.
As for the modified Assembly, the license agreement says - comes as is, without the right to modification. That is, the Assembly in which just the background image on the desktop changed, is a violation of the license. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:09
@Kyler.Hand, come on. Customization is the feature of MS. as postinstall script

But the installation of any crackers that are already recorded - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:12
@sid.Fish, You're right. However, the cases are different. For example, You asked your "very good friend" to Install Windows on his home computer for a nominal Cup of tea. You kindness did everything, and then it turns out that the computer was not home, and the worker and the person faces up. Of course he will blame you, he is "not in the tooth foot at the computers". - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:15
@sid.Fish, you wrote "postinstall script" - after installation, not before. Otherwise, carefully read the license agreement. Including on the website finely-soft before downloading the installation image of Windows. On what terms comes this way. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:18
@Kyler.Hand, Before installing the same is provided in the form of integration of service packs and hardware drivers.

Special versions also can accommodate only certain components of the system.
In General, licensing is a separate issue and very broad. - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:21
@sid.Fish, a mere mortal OEM the distribution kit on hands to can't. Because your example is baseless. As a special corporate version of Windows issued by a specific organization, the specific terms of the contract. The man has no right to distribute and install anyone. So again read CAREFULLY the terms on which you are downloading a particular software image.

Further discussion in this direction will be considered a flood. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:24
@Kyler.Hand, Wait. Any beech or normal sistemnik sewn slicks, plus a boxed license. The idea is all that is available for self-installation.
No one forbids you not to reinstall them or in the case of the box set.
About a corporate is to be specified, labels in this case it is an outright counterfeit. - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:27
@Kyler.Hand, but with all torrent trackers, and not only, you can download a million different types of builds any version of Windows, Yes, there is something Oenoe you can find, so it's not a problem - Jaida_Anderson commented on April 4th 20 at 01:30
@sid.Fish, in today's realities is not provided with the laptop is boxed license. Only the key combination to return to the original version and creating a cast system. The impression you create, to recover the status on the particular computer on which this condition already. You may not distribute to other computers.
Again, with the old computers was the CD for system recovery. What makes You think that you are allowed to modify it?

Apparently flip and stupidly pressing "Agree" or "Agree" - our all, and letters ... what letters?! Who reads them?

About corporate I want to add. In the contract with the organization prescribed to the computer which version of operating system you can install the corporate version. On the computer with homework, install enterprise version will be considered counterfeit installation.
And the sticker just confirms the legitimacy of the installation of the enterprise edition. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:33
@Jaida_Andersonwhat you say OEM ?
MS ships "Golden" ISO and they are no different from OEM nothing until the manufacturer will not take the integration pack, assemble your Assembly sarmit it and pour on the hard drives.

Then it all depends on legal documents. Theoretically you can be a collector and manage to conclude an agreement with MS.

But in the General case you operate just the original disc which is the same for all. - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:36
@Jaida_Andersondownloaded from a torrent tracker will not guarantee nemodulirovannyj image to you. The rest - as they lead the investigation and how the court decides. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:39
@Kyler.Hand, With beech never submitted to the boxed license.
It was always OEM, but you can still download the disk and to rearrange OS.
Well, I did read the license, not scroll it. - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:42
@Kyler.Hand, well I did say that where to get modified, and even OEM, it's not a problem - Jaida_Anderson commented on April 4th 20 at 01:45
@Kyler.Hand, check the file hash. And again MS prohibits you to modify and or delete specific files. Supplement you can them on your own under license. This is a standard and very clearly described algorithm. - sid.Fish commented on April 4th 20 at 01:48
@sid.Fishbuilt unattended to modify cannot be. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:51
@Jaida_Anderson, you asked how to protect yourself from breaking the law - I answered. That there are many ways to break it no sense to speak. - Kyler.Hand commented on April 4th 20 at 01:54
April 4th 20 at 00:59
Well for starters you need to know
Free software is software whose source code is open.
Proprietary software is software whose code is closed - the developer does not publish the source code.
That's the only difference!

Free software is paid and is free.
Proprietary software can be free or paid.

but suppose I put a person proprietary software but without any activation, showed him where the program contacts the communication with the developer and his contact
The license should be read and unclear.
FOR free? Or paid? The developer prohibits its distribution or not?
April 4th 20 at 01:01
If You gave a list of operating systems and programs - to answer would be easier.

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