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Windows 7: Windows 7 Toshiba Upgrade Disc Question

31 Dec 2009   #1
raffy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows 7 Toshiba Upgrade Disc Question

I have a windows 7 home premium x64 Toshiba upgrade disc laying around and has not been used as i have a copy of windows 7 ultimate x64 installed on my laptop instead. so i was wondering if there was anyway i could install this on a another computer and do a full install and if it is possible how do i go about doing it? Thanks in advance!
-Raffy


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31 Dec 2009   #2
Total

Windows 10 Pro - 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by raffy View Post
I have a windows 7 home premium x64 Toshiba upgrade disc laying around and has not been used as i have a copy of windows 7 ultimate x64 installed on my laptop instead. so i was wondering if there was anyway i could install this on a another computer and do a full install and if it is possible how do i go about doing it? Thanks in advance!
-Raffy
My Toshiba upgrade disc checked to see if it was being installed on my Toshiba Laptop .
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31 Dec 2009   #3
gregrocker

 

The Upgrade kits shipped by manufacturers were required by MS to have a clean copy DVD of Win7 in addition to the Drivers/Apps disk for specific model.

The fulfillers use MS software to scan the license key sticker attached to each Upgrade kit DVD to the machine's S/N which then locks it to the Vista OEM on the mobo.

You can use the installer for other installations but only that machine can be activated by the key provided.

Suggest you not waste the $100+ license but reinstall using the Home Premium Upgrade kit DVD, unless you need the bitlocker only in Ultimate. Then you have the retail Ultimate to migrate as you wish for life, while your laptop has it's Premium.

There's a popular workaround if you want to change your Ultimate to Premium without having to clean reinstall; just activate using the new key afterward at Computer>Properties.
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31 Dec 2009   #4
raffy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
The Upgrade kits shipped by manufacturers were required by MS to have a clean copy DVD of Win7 in addition to the Drivers/Apps disk for specific model.

The fulfillers use MS software to scan the license key sticker attached to each Upgrade kit DVD to the machine's S/N which then locks it to the Vista OEM on the mobo.

You can use the installer for other installations but only that machine can be activated by the key provided.

Suggest you not waste the $100+ license but reinstall using the Home Premium Upgrade kit DVD, unless you need the bitlocker only in Ultimate. Then you have the retail Ultimate to migrate as you wish for life, while your laptop has it's Premium.

There's a popular workaround if you want to change your Ultimate to Premium without having to clean reinstall; just activate using the new key afterward at Computer>Properties.
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by raffy View Post
I have a windows 7 home premium x64 Toshiba upgrade disc laying around and has not been used as i have a copy of windows 7 ultimate x64 installed on my laptop instead. so i was wondering if there was anyway i could install this on a another computer and do a full install and if it is possible how do i go about doing it? Thanks in advance!
-Raffy
My Toshiba upgrade disc checked to see if it was being installed on my Toshiba Laptop .
ok cool thanks guys i was gonna sell the dvd on another website but not anymore since my key is worthless, but im gonna keep my ultimate its awesome!
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31 Dec 2009   #5
gregrocker

 

Keep the Upgrade Kit because it adds value to the laptop should you ever sell it and want to keep your Ultimate, or want to move your Ultimate to another machine and keep Win7 on your laptop.
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