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Windows 7: Can the pre installed OS be installed on another PC?

04 Feb 2011   #1
BomberAF

Windows 7
 
 
Can the pre installed OS be installed on another PC?

Is it possible to install a pre installed OS onto another PC with the back up disks you have to create when you first turn on your new PC?


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04 Feb 2011   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Backup disks don't contain the OS installer, only the system files are included
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04 Feb 2011   #3
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You won't be able to activate the o/s on different hardware - so there is no point.

Pre installed o/s will only work on the original machine.
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