Reinstalling Windows 7 on another computer.

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  1. lrcite

    lrcite New Member

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    Greetings,

    I installed Windows 7 on one of my computers. I have another computer running Vista. Can I uninstall Windows 7 on my first computer and then reinstall Windows 7 on my other computer?

    Thanks in advance for your help and support.

    lrcite
     
  2. NaiyaShamiso

    NaiyaShamiso New Member

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    Reading this copy of the MICROSOFT SOFTWARE LICENSE TERMS WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM it is legal to do so, as long as you remove Windows 7 from the first box, then you can install it on another box, and that becomes the licensed computer. I just hope you didn't attach the COA to the side of the box. I know it says to do that, but I always put it in a binder, on a clear plastic sheet protector, with the information on the computer it is installed on, so I can change it when needs be. Not sure if that is legal, but I have never had any problems with it.
     
  3. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    It depends on the version of Windows you used. OEM is tied to one system and not transferable. Full Retail is transferable.
    Joe
     
  4. lrcite

    lrcite New Member

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    Thank you for your help and support.
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    lrcite New Member

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    Thanks for your help and support. Your advice is helpful.
    lrcite
     
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    lrcite New Member

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    NaiyaShamiso,

    Thanks for your help and advice. This is very helpful.
    lrcite
     
  7. NaiyaShamiso

    NaiyaShamiso New Member

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    Your welcome. I'm glad I could be some sort of help. :)
     

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