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Windows 7: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM

23 Mar 2013   #1
dkdaniels

Windows Vista Home Premium
 
 
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM

Newegg has Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM on sale and I need to know can I use this to upgrage my Windows Vista Home Premium on my Mac running Parallels or is it strickly only to be used building a new PC.

Thanks
DK


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24 Mar 2013   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

You could use it - but it would have to be a clean install, and you may run into problems with it if you change machines - it's limited to use on the first motherboard on which it is activated.

Far better to use Retail licenses for such purposes.
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24 Mar 2013   #3
dkdaniels

Windows Vista Home Premium
 
 

Thanks thats what I needed to know I just ordered an upgrade version with both 32 & 64 bit disks even though it was twice as much that an OEM version.

DK
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24 Mar 2013   #4
dkdaniels

Windows Vista Home Premium
 
 

thanks again

DK
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24 Mar 2013   #5
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

You're welcome - good luck!
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