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05 Jan 2010   #1

Ubuntu to Windows 7 With The Old XP Licence Code

I've had a look at the forum and can't really find an answer to my query.

About 4yrs ago I switched entirely to Linux due to the general instability and speed of my XP systems.

I have one valid XP licence from a Dell laptop now running Ubuntu but daughter No1 has used Windows 7 elsewhere and now wants it on her own homebuilt desktop.

Not being one for conflict I have agreed but here's my question.

Can I use the licence from my Dell laptop with an upgrade edition of Windows 7 on a clean install on the homebuilt desktop which has never had any version of Windows on it.

The Dell laptop runs Ubuntu and always will so I'm using a valid licence just on another machine, it seems an honest thing to do at least in my mind.

Thanks in advance.

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05 Jan 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

As long as the upgrade disc is not an OEM version, you shouldnt have any problem...
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05 Jan 2010   #3



The new Windows 7 disc will be purchased through the Microsoft Education discount system here in the UK so I guess it will be the 'full fat' version.
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