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Windows 7: Moving a Windows 7 Virtual Machine from one host to another

23 Jan 2014   #11
vannyi

64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I just want to say, I'm not a fan of piracy myself. Pirating Windows is dangerous, considering you just never know what's included in the "hack" and I use my pc for banking and other private functions. This is part of the reason why I stay with Linux, again so I don't need to worry about licenses.

I just need one Windows machine and I'd prefer to have the flexibility of moving it from one host to another without dealing with activation issues once it is set up.

I think I'd be within the spirit of the law because it would be installed in just a single virtual computer, no where else, but being able to move it around if needed would be a real benefit.

I'll try out the Windows 7 (preferred OS) and Windows 8 trial. I'll install it in a VM, activate it, then move it to another PC and see what happens.


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23 Jan 2014   #12
whs
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Please let us konw what your findings are. That would be helpful.
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