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Windows 7: Windows 7 - genuine or cracked? MSDN or other?

05 Aug 2015   #11

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Virtual machines are a whole different ballgame.
Chances are that the reset failed because of hardware conflicts since effectively all (e.g.) Virtualbox vms are the same machine .
Results on nare metal may differ.

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05 Aug 2015   #12

Windows 7 Pro x64

Are you suggesting that counterfeit licences should activate just fine?

I tried on metal too, believe me I had problems when the licence was counterfeited.

If you think I will get the same kind of problems by upgrading my MSDNAAA licence, I won't upgrade. But as I've said, it doesn't look like anybody knows if it works or not, so my best bet will be to try it... which kinda sucks since it's my main desktop and I hate having to reinstall everything if it's only to find out that I have to rewind back to W7 a couple of weeks later.
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05 Aug 2015   #13

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

If you have no base license of your own apart from the 'MSDNAA' one - then you should ignore the upgrade.
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