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Windows 7: License Question

24 Jul 2010   #1
Zloty

XP Home
 
 
License Question

Hi All,

I intend to purchase a new computer in the near future without an operating system.

My question is if I buy a full retail version of Win 7 Pro or Ultimate to use on my present 32bit computer will I be able to use the 64bit version on my new computer when I get it.

I know I cannot use both versions of Win 7 at the same time so I plan to revert to XP on my old computer.

Zloty


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24 Jul 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

The rule is one computer at a time. You can put it on as many computers as you like; one at a time. You can use 32 bit or 64 bit one at a time
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24 Jul 2010   #3
BugOutMachine

Windows 7 / Windows 8.1
 
 

You could consider a multi-license purchase if you really want it on multiple PC's.
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24 Jul 2010   #4
Zloty

XP Home
 
 

Thanks Richc46 much appreciated.
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24 Jul 2010   #5
Zloty

XP Home
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BugOutMachine View Post
You could consider a multi-license purchase if you really want it on multiple PC's.
Thanks BugOutMachine but it is just for the new computer when I get it. Just trying to ease the learning curve by using it on my current computer whilst waiting for the new one. At my age learning is best, if done a little bit at a time.
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24 Jul 2010   #6
richc46

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zloty View Post
Thanks Richc46 much appreciated.
Glad that I could help
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24 Jul 2010   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Buy 2 OEM licenses. That adds to about the same as one full license.
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24 Jul 2010   #8
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

For more information,,, See This
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