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Windows 7: Is Windows 7 the same for laptop and PC?

15 Dec 2009   #1
bimmaman

Windows 7
 
 
Is Windows 7 the same for laptop and PC?

As per title really... Just wondering if there are any differences?

Another thing I was wondering... Is the windows license limited to 1 computer only?? I've never had a genuine version of windows before (tut tut), but I always assumed if you bought a lisence, you could use it on more than 1 computer (I have a laptop and 2 PC's)...

If it is limited, can I buy a second lisence cheaper?

Thanks people!

Carl


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15 Dec 2009   #2
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Carl, just one computer at a time per license. Look into the family license pack for some price break.

Ken
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15 Dec 2009   #3
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

The only difference I've seen is the power options - desktop pc's have no batteries.
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15 Dec 2009   #4
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

There is no difference between Windows versions on mobile PCs vs desktops. It will detect that automatically.

As for licensing, sorry one PC per license.

~Lordbob
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15 Dec 2009   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ken9122 View Post
Carl, just one computer at a time per license. Look into the family license pack for some price break.

Ken
Yes this is correct information, one comuter at a time. If you just bought the OS, call MS and they will (happened before) will let you buy family pack and give credit for price already paid.
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15 Dec 2009   #6
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The family pack offer has been discontinued...so that isn't an option anymore unless you can find one floating around the net or still in a store.

Sorry, 1 install per computer. Windows is expensive.
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15 Dec 2009   #7
antt

Windows 7 build 7100 x86
 
 

there is one difference - Windows Mobility Centre. As far as I'm aware you can't get to it on a desktop machine (that was the case with Vista). Apart from that, nothing.
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