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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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