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Windows 7: Is it possibel to use same license of W7 for a dual boot on same box?

04 Sep 2013   #1
tplowe

W7 Professional 64
 
 
Is it possibel to use same license of W7 for a dual boot on same box?

I am having problem with my OS - W7 professional. I have a lot of software set up on it. Software runs fine it's the OS that is getting quircky. I want to run a second copy of W7 on a dual boot setup for testing.

Can I set up a dual boot with the same copy of W7 running on the second drive, or will I have a licensing issue when I try to activate the second copy of W7, even though it is running on same CPU?


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04 Sep 2013   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I can't speak of the problems you might have, but you are legally required to have a separate license for each active copy of Windows 7, even if it is on the same PC.
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04 Sep 2013   #3
theog

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