legal to use validation crack while owning a valid license?

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by poof, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. poof

    poof New Member

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    If your wondering why, its inconvenient to image drives across multiple computers because the only thing different about them is windows key, and if your restoring drives constantly it can be a real pain. So whats microsofts stance on this, if i have a valid licenses x computers can i just use a hack to make it work legit without having to deal with keys?
     
  2. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    We don't deal with hacks here. I don't think it's legal unless you reactivate with the proper key. OEM keys are locked to one install. If this for one client it sounds like they need a volume liscense. If you're repairing PCs you need to research adding a file to the install with the proper key. It was possible in XP but I don't about Windows 7.
    Joe
     
  3. alfred01

    alfred01 Well-Known Member

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    Even though Joe S doesn't need my support, I have to agree with him. I'd like to point out also that if Microsoft finds you using a crack then you'll be in their files as a hacker.
     

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