End-User License Agreement (EULA)

EULA, or End-User License Agreement, is a type of contract between a computer software publisher and the purchaser of the software that outlines the various rights granted to the purchaser for the legal use of the software.

What is EULA (End-User License Agreement)?

A type of contract between a computer software publisher and the purchaser of the software that outlines the various rights granted to the purchaser for the legal use of the software.

The End-User License Agreement (EULA) for a software product is usually found on a separate piece of paper accompanying the product, inside the front cover of the user manual, or on screen prior to installing the software.

You should read and become familiar with the terms of your EULA for the software you purchase. Failure to follow the terms of the EULA might open you or your company to prosecution for software piracy.

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You can access the EULA for Microsoft Windows 98 by opening the text file license.txt. It is located in the \Windows folder. In Windows 2000, the file is called eula.txt and is located in the \System32 folder.