Slightly diffrent twist on the same Win7 question

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  1. Thoreau

    Thoreau OT Supporter

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    I have a 64bit desktop and a 32bit netbook that are both on the RC now set to expire soon.

    Question is if I can do this: Can I buy one copy of the full win7 install and use the 64bit disk for my desktop and the 32bit for the netbook or is that some conflict of the TOS?

    Really I'm just looking for the least $$$ way to convert these two machines to legit copies of 7. Any other advice would be appreciated! :wiggle:

    EDIT: I do still have my Vista 64bit disk if that changes any options.
     
  2. thekraft

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    1 license = 1 computer
    is usually the case
     
  3. Thoreau

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    I know it usually is but will it work I guess is my question?

    Also, on a related not can you use a Win7 'upgrade' package coming from the RC directly? I know I can reinstall vista and then do it...
     
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    Legally, you definitely can't do that.

    Cheapest way to get Win 7 is to find a student and get them to get you a copy or copies from the bookstore.
     
  5. Thoreau

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    Thanks that's what I wanted to know! :bigthumb:
     
  6. CodeX

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    How do you rationalize that abusing and defrauding the student discount system is better than just installing the same licensed copy onto two computers :rolleyes:
     

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