Quote: Originally Posted by poin2
My current understanding is:
(1) You can technically fresh install with the upgrade disks. In fact, they'll require it for those coming from Windows 2000 and XP.
The curious feature of this is that Windows 2000 doesn't use activation.
There has been speculation that it must pass WGA. I didn't believe that idea, though, because it effectively means that only a PC that is on the Net could be upgraded. (Activation does not require an Internet connection, although the Net connection makes activation more convenient.)