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Windows 7: Can I use the Windows 8 Key for Windows 7?

16 Jan 2013   #1
Cyborg31

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Can I use the Windows 8 Key for Windows 7?

I have a copy of Vista that I want to upgrade to Windows 8 for $40.

I believe I read somewhere that the key can be used for Windows 7 as well? Is that true?


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16 Jan 2013   #2
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

No.
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16 Jan 2013   #3
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

Like he said no. Windows 7 won't accept a Windows 8 product code and vise versa.
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