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Windows 7: Do I need another license for my 32 bit disc?

09 Aug 2014   #1
gilloz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit/Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit
 
 
Do I need another license for my 32 bit disc?

When I bought my Retail Windows 7 Home Premium, it came with two discs. A 64 and 32 bit discs. I am presently using the 64 bit disc for my main computer. Can I use the 32 bit discs on an older computer or do I require a license to do that? Is there anyway around this?


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09 Aug 2014   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

The package of 2 discs that you bought entitles you to install one or the other, not both. You bought one license.

You need a new license for the older computer if you intend to keep the 64 bit installation on the main PC.

No legal way around it.
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