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Windows 7: using a upgrade key with anytime upgrade

05 May 2012   #11
Wandering one

Win7 sp1 Pro 64bit / XP sp2 Pro (games only)
 
 

Both keys will be required for a reinstall. I believe that the original OS must be installed first (proof you have it), then use the upgrade key.
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06 May 2012   #12
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wandering one View Post
Both keys will be required for a reinstall. I believe that the original OS must be installed first (proof you have it), then use the upgrade key.
Art.
Yes, though the original OS does not need to be activated in order to do an Anytime. So, it is safe to use the Retail key on another computer.
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06 May 2012   #13
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Just make sure you have uninstalled the software on your old computer first.

I can confirm the key will work on another computer.
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