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Windows 7: Can I use windows 7 upgrade on a computer with no OS

04 Sep 2012   #1

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Can I use windows 7 upgrade on a computer with no OS

My laptop recently broke so i am purchasing a second hand desktop and it has no OS on it i was wondering if i can use the windows 7 upgrade to put it on the desktop instead of the full one as it is 80 euro cheaper

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04 Sep 2012   #2

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04 Sep 2012   #3

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You can use the upagrade on only one computer at a time. The second computer, however, must have an earlier OS on it to use an upgrade version. You need the full version.
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