You may want to review the installation demo for the initial installation process. Thinstall clones an installed copy of the apps
from a computer into a virutal PC/thinclient package. You do install the product to start with and a virtual device is still a
There are also in the Thinstall FAQs information on methods to maintain license compliance (basically a 'per seat' basis for Office)
and the same type of guidelines for virutal PCs/Terminal Server/Citrix types of installation and use would still apply.
The portability prospects are interesting.
Thanks for that Steve...
I'll do better I'll quote it
(a) install and use a copy of the Software on one personal computer or
other device; and
(b) install an additional copy of the Software on a second, portable device
for the exclusive use of the primary user of the first copy of the Software.
1.2 Alternative Rights for Storage/Network Use. As an alternative to
Section 1.1(a), you may install a copy of the Software on a network storage
device, such as a server computer, and allow one access device, such as a
personal computer, to access and use that licensed copy of the Software over
a private network. You must obtain a license to the Software for each
additional device that accesses and uses the Software installed on the
network storage device, except as permitted by Section 1.4 of this EULA. "
Now you notice that both 1.1 and 1.2 refer to install, which is not
What way should this be interpreted ? >>
Bob Buckland ?:-)
MS Office System Products MVP
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