Violations - It violates the Tom's Hardware Rules of Conduct if you engage in any of the following activity:
Post, promote or distribute any content that is illegal.
Promote or encourage activity which is illegal, such as hacking, cracking, scamming.
Harass, threaten, embarrass or insult other users, including sending unwanted messages, attacking race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Ad hominem attacks are not permitted.
Hate speech is not permitted. You may not post or distribute content that is harmful, abusive, racist, homophobic, sexually explicit, defamatory, infringing, invasive of privacy, or objectionable.
Disrupt the natural flow of forum discussion through vulgar language, spamming, flooding, or any variant. Trolling, defined as knowingly soliciting strong negative responses simply for shock value.
Posting off-topic posts in inappropriate forums.
Phishing. A moderator will never ask for your password.
Upload or link to files which contain a virus or malware.
Make posts to advertise or promote, forward chain letters, pyramid schemes or multi-level marketing programs