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Old 04-19-2010, 07:00 PM
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E. EXCLUSIONS FROM LIMITED WARRANTY.

This Limited Warranty shall not apply and Microsoft has no liability under this Limited Warranty if the Zune Product:
suffers scratches, cracks, or other cosmetic damage as a result of normal wear and tear and/or accident or abuse;
is used with non-Microsoft hardware products or software not licensed by Microsoft (including but not limited to adaptors and power supply sources) or which are otherwise not compatible;
is used for commercial purposes (including rental or lease);
is modified or tampered;
is damaged by Acts of God, power surge, misuse, abuse, negligence, accident, wear and tear, mishandling, misapplication, intrusion of or exposure to liquids, or other causes unrelated to defective materials or workmanship;
serial number is defaced, altered, or removed;
is damaged by programs, data, viruses, or files, or during shipments;
is not used in accordance with the accompanying documentation and use instructions; or
is opened, disassembled, repaired, modified, or altered by other than Microsoft authorized repair centers.

This Limited Warranty does not cover your data or any separate software or content whether or not packaged or included with the Zune Product, or any Zune accessories or peripheral devices that are not manufactured by or for Microsoft.

Found this on the product guide.
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Old 04-19-2010, 07:32 PM
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Yeah I saw that one too. Gave me a good laugh.
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Old 04-19-2010, 07:47 PM
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Hehe.
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Old 04-19-2010, 07:58 PM
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It's a legal definition, and very, very common. You'll see this everywhere, related to insurance or warranty.
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Old 04-19-2010, 08:13 PM
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So what happens if the user is an Atheist?
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Old 04-19-2010, 08:15 PM
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So what happens if the user is an Atheist?
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So what happens if the user is an Atheist?
Hmm.... then I guess you don't have to follow it then!
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Old 04-19-2010, 08:43 PM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Force_majeure

All businesses use this as a way to limit statutory liability.
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