Lisence Question Related to Windows 7 and 8

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Read the whole post before answering as I put some assumptions.

If I upgrade a computer from windows 7 to 8, Does the windows 7 license become available for use again?

The license on the computer is FULL-BOX-RETAIL windows 7 (not oem) , and the license I am upgrading to is FULL-BOX-REATIL windows 8(not oem).

May I now use my windows 7 on a different system?
 


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If I upgrade a computer from windows 7 to 8, Does the windows 7 license become available for use again?
No for OEM keys...Yes for retail keys.

May I now use my windows 7 on a different system?
Yes...as long as it's a retail key.
 


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