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Re: Microsoft acquired SysInternals?

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Dave Korn wrote:
> On 12 November 2006 05:53, Robert Pendell wrote:
>> Since the older software is still under the older license do you guys
>> think it would be safe for me to re-distribute the software on my own site?
>   No.  Neither license permits redistribution.

Ahh... OK.  Never did read through the original license agreement.
Thanks for letting me know about that.

>> On a, sort of, unreleated note here.  Did anyone notice that NTFSDOS
>> disappeared?  I still have an older copy of it.  The read only version
>> but that has always worked out fine.  Can't find it on the "new"
>> sysinternals site.
>   I didn't notice that, but I did spot something about how they weren't going
> to support the entire tool range.  I see TDIMon is missing as well.  Ah,
> here's the rationale for not migrating NTFSDOS:
> ration.aspx
> Downloads: We will be migrating most Sysinternals tools to Microsoft.Com
> Downloads which has additional bandwidth for a better end-user experience. At
> Mark?s direction, we are not going to be migrating 100% of the tools for one
> of the following reasons:
> 1.     It only worked on Win9x or DOS ? the number of downloads didn?t justify
> the migration. These were eventually going to be removed from Sysinternals
> anyway.

Well that explains alot.  I love NTFSDOS though and use it for
file-recovery purposes.  I guess I can see where they were going with it

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