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Windows 7: Question on Windows 7 disc

26 Nov 2016   #1
Binkie

 
 
Question on Windows 7 disc

I am running a dell desk top, which was originally windows 7, I ended up doing the upgrade to windows 10.

My question would be this..

I have all the installation disc for my Dell windows 7. Is it possible to use the installation disc on a Dell Laptop running Vista that I have..

Or am I asking for problems.. I have been wondering about this for awhile, rather than get another laptop..

Thanks

Ron..


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26 Nov 2016   #2
dg1261

Windows 7/8.1/10/XP multiboot
 
 

Will it work? Maybe, or maybe not. See here for more info.

Is it legal? No. It is a violation of the EULA to use an OEM version of Windows unless the machine has a COA sticker for that version and edition.
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26 Nov 2016   #3
Binkie

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dg1261 View Post
Will it work? Maybe, or maybe not. See here for more info.

Is it legal? No. It is a violation of the EULA to use an OEM version of Windows unless the machine has a COA sticker for that version and edition.

Thank DQ, I thought as much..I really didn't think it would work, but I had to ask..

Thanks for cluing me in..I appreciate your response..

Ron..
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27 Nov 2016   #4
TomF

7 Pro 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dg1261 View Post
It is a violation of the EULA to use an OEM version of Windows unless the machine has a COA sticker for that version and edition.
That does not make sense. What about the free upgrades from Win7 to Win10 ?
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27 Nov 2016   #5
dg1261

Windows 7/8.1/10/XP multiboot
 
 

[QUOTE=TomF;3300168]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dg1261 View Post
What about the free upgrades from Win7 to Win10 ?
That's not an OEM version. I'm only talking about the versions installed by the major OEM computer manufacturers.
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28 Nov 2016   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Without a key it`s a waste of time, and if you had a key then why use a Dell oem disc when you could download the iso and do a clean install.

The Dell oem disc would work fine, but what`s the point, without a W7 key you can`t activate it.
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