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Windows 7: 2 Disks in Windows 7 Box

23 Jan 2010   #1
JimDodds

Win 7
 
 
2 Disks in Windows 7 Box

So, peeps,
It may be a stupid question, but since there are 2 disks in my Windows 7 box, can I install both a 32 bit AND a 64bit version, on 2 separate computers?

Lemeno,
JD


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23 Jan 2010   #2
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Only if you have two activation codes as the same one can't be used more than once at a time
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23 Jan 2010   #3
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

redsoxm16 is right ... I purchased a version for work that came with a 32 and 64 bit disc ... It's a case of install one or the other pal --- but not both
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23 Jan 2010   #4
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

There are some folks here that say you can install both the 32 and 64 bit versions and activate. As long as they are on the same computer and are not used at the same time.

But I am not a lawyer.
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23 Jan 2010   #5
Capella

Windows 7 64 bit build 7600
 
 

You cannot. Microsoft specifically talked about this. I cannot remember the source though >.<
But I wanted to do install both 32 nd 64 on my computer and I investigated the activation thing. I think it was on Microsoft's forums technet or someting that stated clearly that it was illegal...
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