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  • Question

  • What is a commercial product?

    In simple terms, what can I and cannot do with the Visual Basic Express Studios Editions?

    Can I make a product for another person and charge the person for the time it took to code the product and give the person the product in the end? Would this be producing a commercial product and violating the terms of the license?

    Can I make a product and mass produce it using the Visual Basic Express Editions?

    What's the difference between Express and non-express editions?

    Thank You

    • Moved by Mark Liu-lxf Tuesday, May 29, 2012 9:43 AM (From:Visual Basic Express Edition)
    Monday, May 28, 2012 6:19 PM

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  • These are technical forums.  You should consult a member of your legal department for legal questions.
    • Proposed as answer by Cor Ligthert Tuesday, May 29, 2012 8:53 AM
    Monday, May 28, 2012 8:48 PM
  • Hi Akua,

    Welcome to the MSDN forum.

    This forum is deal with the technical issue. So I’m afraid that your topic is out of scope here. I will move this thread to off-topic forum.

    Sorry for any inconvenience and have a nice day.


    Mark Liu-lxf [MSFT]
    MSDN Community Support | Feedback to us

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012 9:43 AM
  • Since the question is a license issue, you can call 1-800-426-9400 , Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Pacific Time) to speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist, and you can get more detail information from there. You can also visit the following site for more information and support on licensing issues:
    http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/mla/default.aspx

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    Wednesday, May 30, 2012 12:42 AM