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Windows 7: quick windows xp pro question? :o

12 Jul 2010   #1
Mister6

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
quick windows xp pro question? :o

sorry I know it's not really relevant to windows 7 :P
but..
is a serial key still valid after you activate the product?
I have a spare windows xp pro laying around and decided to use it.. the serial key works :) but microsoft is giving me 30 days to activate it..
why?
and could I still use the same disc to install pro to other computers?
thanks :)


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12 Jul 2010   #2
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Have a look at this link on activation.
For multiple installs, you will require multiple licenses (keys)

Hope this helps
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12 Jul 2010   #3
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

While you can install it on as many computers as you want, you can only activate it on one computer at a time...
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12 Jul 2010   #4
Mister6

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
While you can install it on as many computers as you want, you can only activate it on one computer at a time...

at a time..?
so after I activate xp pro on another.. I can still activate it on another?
confused.. sorry could you please explain in another way?

and thanks lomai for the link :)
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13 Jul 2010   #5
win7clutz

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mister6 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
While you can install it on as many computers as you want, you can only activate it on one computer at a time...

at a time..?
so after I activate xp pro on another.. I can still activate it on another?
confused.. sorry could you please explain in another way?

and thanks lomai for the link :)
No... One license, one activation. You'll need acquire another key to activate another machine.
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