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Windows 7 (or 10)

hoog23 572 66 October 28, 2015 at 10:17 AM
For my own build. Pro is preferable. Can I purchase a cheap refurb and use the license?

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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-u...3eb?auth=1

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If it's a retail license - yes, you can move it to another computer as long as it's only installed on one computer at a time. The previous Windows 7 installation must be formatted/deleted. You might have to call Microsoft and explain what happened to complete the activation. Activating it on the second computer will automatically deactivate the license for the first computer. The key will work with both 32 and 64 bit, but only one can be installed at a time.

If it's an OEM license - no. OEM licenses are tied to the first computer they are installed on and can not be transfered to a different computer.
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