SOLVED Installed Win8, can I use my old Win7 on another pc?


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I installed Windows 8 on my computer a few months ago. I have enough parts to build another computer and was wondering if I can install the old Win7 (I have the retail disks) on it.

Sam
 
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yodap

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If they are not OEM and are retail "Full version" as you say, then you certainly can reuse them.
 

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One other caveat. If your Win 8 installation was an "upgrade" from that full version of win 7 then legally that Win 7 license is bound to the Win 8 installation, in which case it "is being used" and would not be available for another computer.
 
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Wasn't an upgrade. But I still had to do the phone activation w/MS to get the Win 7 activated on the new setup.

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