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01 Feb 2010   #11

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Here you go, Jimbo.

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01 Feb 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
The whole area of "Virtual Machines" seems to me to be totally disregarded by the EULA or any other agreement.
I don't think so. It's 1 license per machine. You have to have a license for each virtual machine as well. Trying to run dozens of machine using Microsoft software can be very expensive based on the licensing as you can see. Hence the reason that Technet subscriptions are so popular around here.

Edit: oops I see somebody already answered that by quoting the relevant section of the EULA.
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