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Windows 7: Legally use XPM CD-key to install virtual XP?

20 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
Legally use XPM CD-key to install virtual XP?

For example, I want to use my XPM cd-key not on Windows XPM, but VirtualBox XPM. Just wondering...

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20 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional (x64)

I just got off the phone with Microsoft and it IS legal to use the Windows XPM cd-key with another virtual machine.
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20 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hmmm....I expect that you are talking about the cdkey file that comes with XP Mode once it's installed? I'm pretty darn sure that I tried a clean install using XP media and they key and it would not accept the key as valid during the install.

Can you confirm that this worked elsewhere????
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20 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional (x64)

I can't confirm whether it'll work or not in that way, but it is legal if you get it to work by other means.
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 Legally use XPM CD-key to install virtual XP?

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