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Windows 7: Installing Windows 7 with Parallels and activation?

09 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Installing Windows 7 with Parallels and activation?

Can I use a copy of Windows 7 that I have installed on a computer in Parallels or will I need to buy another copy of Windows?

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09 Jan 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

You can use the same dvd to install windows, but if you want to activate it, you`ll have to purchase another key.
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 Installing Windows 7 with Parallels and activation?

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