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Windows 7: Windows 7 Enterprise licence policy

27 May 2015   #1
Suncatcher

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows 7 Enterprise licence policy

Greetings!

I want to clarify some points concerning Enterprise activation:
  1. Can be Enterprise activated on multiple PCs using one key?
  2. How can I check Enterprise key validity?
Some private seller offers me Enterprise key which is eligible for installation on 2 PCs.
  • Is that possible and were there such precedents?
  • How can I be assured in his truthfullness?
  • Is there some Microsoft service which allows checking key validity (had it been activated already or not)?



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27 May 2015   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

ALL Volume Licenses are multiple-install.
For an Enterprise Key to be valid, you MUST purchase it from an authorised reseller - NOT some cheap shyster on eBay!
There is NO such thing as an Enterprise license valid on only 2 machines.
The minimum purchase for an Enterprise license is 5 installs.
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28 May 2015   #3
Suncatcher

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you for the answer.
Quote:
For an Enterprise Key to be valid, you MUST purchase it from an authorised reseller
In other word there is no clear way to check its validity before activation? Maybe seller activated the key 3 times, then the company bankrupted (common case in our region) and he doesn't know what to do with the rest of activations.
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28 May 2015   #4
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Enterprise Licenses CANNOT be sold on - there is no such thing as a second-hand market for them.
ONLY authorised distributors can sell them - NEW every time.
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