Microsoft has released a document explaining the basics of licensing and why Microsoft uses different models for licensing its products. This Microsoft Product Use Rights Guide, details use rights for specific products, as well as rights that apply to all software licensed through Microsoft Volume Licensing. It also outlines the licensing models used for similar products in Volume Licensing, and the use rights associated with each licensing model.
In this introductory guide to Product Use Rights (PUR), you will learn how you can use the PUR to find licensing information for specific Microsoft products and services. You will also get to review the basics of licensing and learn why Microsoft uses different licensing models for its many products.
If you would like to better understand how Microsoft products are licensed through Microsoft Volume Licensing programs, this guide is a great place to begin.
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