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Obviously, from both OS's point of view, none are currently aware of the other. Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube Thanks! Both Win 7 drives are activated with the same product key that came with the Laptop. weblink

I can see it in window explorer. After installing or upgrading to Windows 10, your Windows 7 license will remain valid. Now that I know that my Windows 10 ISO file which I downloaded to a USB media is a bootable one and can be installed as a full version with the Those license agreements are contracts that give you specific rights and also include specific limitations. look at this web-site

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If you're not a lawyer, the subject of Windows licensing can be overwhelmingly confusing. Like I said, I see all the files in window explorer and also see the drive in Disk manager. You cannot legally buy a "naked" PC and attach a volume license to it. I know how to create a partition on the new hard drive where Win 7 already resides but it's a bit confusing for me as to what to do after that.

VG ^^ No. It originally came with Vista and was then updated to Windows 7 Pro. I decided to go with Windows 7 because Windows 8 would render so many devices (scanner, etc) inoperable and would require much more software and driver updating. Microsoft Software License Terms (MSLT) for Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007:You may install one copy of the software on three licensed devices in your household for use by people who

CJW wrote: > Thanks for your reply. Windows 10 License Section 2 "Installation and Use > Rights" in the SLT tells you how many computers (probably either one or > two) you can install your copy of Office on. In retrospect, what I should have really done is create a fresh install of Windows 7 on a new partition and simply upgraded that. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_install/can-i-use-the-same-product-key-to-run-a-dual-boot/7bcee8c6-8c18-41c2-9a25-d27a00afc4ab If your previous OS is genuine and activated, Windows 10 will automatically activate itself.

The PC maker is required to provide support for Windows. I certainly haven't deleted them. I want your advice before I try. If have a full retail copy (not an OEM edition) on an old PC, you can uninstall that copy from the old PC and use it as the baseline full license

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I understand I will receive a complimentary subscription to TechRepublic's News and Special Offers newsletter, and the Daily Digest newsletter (you can opt out at any time). I am not on this. Windows License By Ian Paul Contributor, TechHive | Mar 13, 2014 9:03 AM PT More like this Why Windows is free, but not on your PC Huawei won't dual-boot Windows Phone and Android Volume Licensing The best option would be, install Windows 10 on a different partition and then you'll have 3 OS: Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 10 in your computer.

i have upgraded (free offer) my windows 7 to windows 10 using the creation tool. have a peek at these guys I have now tried to restore back to Winsows 7, but I get the message "We're sorry, but you can't go back". Now restart with cold boot. Can I install Office 2007 again > > to be used under the Windows Vista install or would that violate the > > license agreement? Office 365

The product key should already have been entered as part of the OPK installation and activation should be automatic and transparent to you. Then boot into Windows 10 of C: drive and now you can format E: drive to get free space. All done just need to rollback to the W7 Question do I need to go back into bios and rest it to the settings it had before I changed it to check over here OC After doing step 3 which is going back to Windows 7, will a dual boot menu showing w7 and w10 comes up when I reboot the machine?

I would just have to update the system drivers for WinXP as required. After this create a bootable USB of Windows 10 setup ISO using any of following methods: How to Create Bootable USB Drive of Windows Setup without Using Any Software? Do you know, if cloning the windows 10 partition, would work in another excactly same computer after?

Mo VG ^^ Its happening because when you clean installed Windows 10 on Windows Vista partition, it formatted the partition and removed the previous boot loader files and settings.

All times are GMT. I am planning to also install Windows Vista this weekend > on the SAME computer as a dual-boot. Windows 7 will be supported until 2020 and, by then, my computer will be 12 years old. Section 2 states that a separate partition counts as a separate licensed device.

Its always advisable to install older Windows versions first and then install newer Windows versions. Please try the request again. I have changed the CPU, GC, PSU even HDD/SSD's without issue from Win10. this content I will be responsible if anything goes wrong.

You can read the dry yet oddly entertaining (in a geeky way) Emma Explains Microsoft Licensing in Depth! blog, whose proprietor, Emma Healey of Microsoft UK, also has some useful FAQs. robert how do I copy the c partition to another? Christos A. If it is just installed in XP it probably wont work in Vista until it is installed in Vista as there are too many registry keys that Vista wouldn't have.

If you want those details, you can lose yourself for days or weeks digging into the official Microsoft Volume Licensing website. I now want to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 but still keep my Windows XP with its numerous applications acquired over many years.