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Windows 7: Just out of idle curiousity.....

16 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit OEM
Just out of idle curiousity.....

With an OEM copy of windows 7 can you install it to 2 drives in the same computer?

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16 Feb 2010   #2

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16 Feb 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Bottom line is yes, if it is on the same machine... I used to do this with xp so I had a backup if something happened to one install, I had another one I could use to fix it...
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16 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit OEM

Well thank you so much for that.......that means that building my own computer I should be within the legal rights of OEM licensing, not that it matters to much of the population anyway.
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