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Windows 7: Product key clarification.

07 Mar 2013   #1
pscowboy

W7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Product key clarification.

I would like to know if a W8 Pro key can be used for either 32bit or 64 bit?

Are license keys tied to the OS bit structure?


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07 Mar 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello pscowboy,

Yep, you will be able to activate either the 32-bit or 64-bit version of your Windows with the same product key.

Of course, you can only have one activated at the same time.
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07 Mar 2013   #3
pscowboy

W7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thanks, Shawn
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07 Mar 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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