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Windows 7: Can i install windows with the product key of another PC

08 Sep 2014   #11
NoelDP

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

The COA Key can be used on a VM- but ONLY if the following are true

1) a NEW license is used as the host OS (NOT the OEM_SLP Key, or the COA Key)
2) the VM is ONLY used on the machine with the appropriate sticker.


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08 Sep 2014   #12
random91

windows 7
 
 

joe i already tried this noon and it work
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09 Sep 2014   #13
JoeAlker

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit/Windows 8 64-bit
 
 

I think after a while it goes, invalid license key or something - copy of Windows not genuine. That's what it did to me.
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