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Windows 7: OEM Licence Question

24 Jul 2012   #1
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
OEM Licence Question

So, my friend recently acquired a MSI A6200 laptop with a Core i3 and 4GB of RAM. Also, it's second hand. It came with Windows 7 HP x86 installed and has an original Windows sticker with a product code.

Can I use this code to format and install Windows 7 HP x64 or it's locked to x86?

Thanks in advance!


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24 Jul 2012   #2
Samunition

Windows 7 Ultimate X86(32 Bit)
 
 

You can use it for both I believe as that's what we did to my tower
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24 Jul 2012   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

On the same machine , same motherboard, you can activate both the 32 bit and 64 bit version of windows 7 home premium using the OEM product key.

For more information on how to reinstall to a factory OEM, you may have a look at Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 .
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24 Jul 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That should work.
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24 Jul 2012   #5
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Alright. Thanks guys!
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