NXT-G 2.0 legal download

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NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by linusa » 17 Oct 2011, 01:36

Don't know if this is new, but you can now officially download NXT-G 2.0 (i.e. the software that comes with the LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 set 8547) for free: http://service.lego.com/en-us/HelpTopic ... ionID=2655 . Direct download link to the .ISO file is here: http://en-us.kb.lego.com/ics/support/DL ... eptID=5622 (642 MB)

Edit: If this is old news, feel free to move/close/delete this topic
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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by mattallen37 » 17 Oct 2011, 01:40

linusa wrote:Edit: If this is old news, feel free to move/close/delete this topic

It's been a couple months I think, but it's still worth pinning IMO (Xander).
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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by nxtboyiii » 17 Oct 2011, 23:17

??? Are you sure it's legal? Isn't it illegal? Lego posted it only if you already own the software and need a replacement. It states that the question someone asked was "How can I obtain a replacement for the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 software for set 8547?" So, it must be illegal, or is it?
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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by spillerrec » 18 Oct 2011, 05:06

The download must be legal. However you got a point, you might not be allowed to install and/or use the software without a proper license. Depends on what it says in the license terms, does anyone know?
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Post by mightor » 18 Oct 2011, 07:03

It doesn't say on the page that is a restricted download. If you're worried, I would suggest calling your lawyers and asking him to go through the EULA. Otherwise just download and install it and hope the NSA doesn't bust through the door.

I wouldn't worry about it too much.

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Post by muntoo » 20 Oct 2011, 03:08

mightor wrote:hope the NSA doesn't bust through the door.

Do they still do that?
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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by legostormrobot » 16 Jul 2012, 01:49

Check this out: http://www.legoeducation.us/eng/product ... e_2_1/2240

I wonder why they don't make you provide verification? I mean, anyone could download that file and they don't specifically say that it's copywrite infringement if you download it and don't have a previous version installed or are simply replacing it because you lost your backup disk. If they are providing a free download, I guess it's open to the public. :?

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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by HaWe » 16 Jul 2012, 11:03

i would say -
it's a POOP
(a problem of other people)

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Re: NXT-G 2.0 legal download

Post by hassenplug » 16 Jul 2012, 19:29

legostormrobot wrote:I wonder why they don't make you provide verification?


The only reason they make the software, is so you can use the hardware. If you don't buy the MINDSTORMS hardware, the software is not much use.

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