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Windows 7: Can I give my friend my old copy of vista basic?

17 Dec 2011   #1
dmokeler

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 
Can I give my friend my old copy of vista basic?

I had Vista basic on my computer, i built the pc, and awhile ago upgraded to windows 7 which is what is currently on my pc with the product key from windows 7. Can i give my friend my old vista basic with that key without any problems?


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17 Dec 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Dmokeler

If it's a retail copy, then you could. Your friend will most likely need to do a phone activation to be able to activate the key on his computer though.
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17 Dec 2011   #3
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

I too agree. But more often than not it shall get activated on the Net too. Saying this from practical experience.


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Hello Dmokeler

If it's a retail copy, then you could. Your friend will most likely need to do a phone activation to be able to activate the key on his computer though.
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