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Windows 7: Windows 7 family pack

10 Nov 2009   #1

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Windows 7 family pack

Hi I have bought the Windows 7 family pack and installed it on 3 computers 2 desktops and a laptop. I have a question im not sure if any one can answer this but say for instance I need to reformat one of the computers will I be able to use that disc and serial number again. Hope you now what I mean

Thank you


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10 Nov 2009   #2

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Yes you can. If you should have a problem you will get a drop down menu with a phone number to call. If you cannot get authenticated with that call, a real person will talk to you, just explain and he will allow you to do it.
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10 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

Where did you purchase from? I want to purchase this also, but it is a bit confusing to me. I have Windows 7 Ultimate Retail installed on my computer, I want to purchase the family pack for my wife, my daughter, and my Netbook. Wife has XP Pro, daughter has Vista home premium, Netbook has XP home. I am not worried about doing a cleans install, I am concerned with license issues.
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10 Nov 2009   #4

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Thank you very much Rich. I bought mine from currys
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10 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

You can get the family pack at the microsoft store. But better hurry, limited time offer.
Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade Family Pack - Buy and download from Microsoft Store
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10 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Also available at NewEgg, Tigerdirect, Best Buy, Walmart, or anywhere else you can by Microsoft OS software.
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10 Nov 2009   #7
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All MS tracks is that you don't have the family pack installed on more than 3 computers at a time.

As with all retail copies, each can migrate to another machine. At most reactivation will require a robo call to MS to trade a bunch of numbers.

You have bought 3 licenses for life - they will not try to steal them back from you.

It is a great deal, basically the same price ($49) we paid for half priced preorders.
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