free windows 7 upgrade comes to late... help!

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by NickSx8, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. NickSx8

    NickSx8 New Member

    Nov 17, 2009
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    i bought my pc not long ago. so i applyed for a free copy of windows 7 to upgrade my comp. however i heard nothing from them for agessssssss. so a week after windows 7 release i just went out n bought myself a copy.. now a goooood few weeks later the free upgrade arives, my question is.... can i use the Product key i got from the free upgrade to upgrade my other pc... i know the pc cd pack itself wont work on my other pc as its not a "acer"
    i was just wondering if i use the windows 7 i bought and the product key from the upgrade pack if that would work.? or if theres away to rereg my win 7 pc with the other cdkey ? any help would be great ty (
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

    Jan 26, 2009
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    T=You have to use the disks that came from the manufacturer on that computer.

    It contains all the pre-installed software that came with your PC when you purchased it.

    As for the other disk, you paid for it, you can put it on any computer you like.

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