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If my company decides to not renew our MSDN subscription, do all of our licenses expire, locking up all our installations?

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closed as off topic by Tom Wijsman, Oliver Salzburg Oct 12 '12 at 18:27

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For retail customers the license terms are specified in the End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) included with your product or with your MSDN subscription. -- Source –  Tom Wijsman Oct 12 '12 at 18:28
    
@JaredTritsch - Yes they expire. You are not legally not allowed to use the license after it expires. The license remains "valid" and could be used. If Microsoft were to do an audit and discovered expired MSDN licenses being used it would be a problem. –  Ramhound Oct 12 '12 at 19:09
    
According to Tom's source, Page 17, it is legit, as long as the license was created while a subscription was active, but M$ reserves the right to deny updates. "Product keys that were acquired while the subscription was active can continue being used until all activations for those keys have been exhausted." –  Jared Tritsch Oct 12 '12 at 19:13

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