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#1 gravi


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Posted 22 February 2016 - 03:57 AM

Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP, does this make me free to use OEM version of Windows XP Home Edition as virtual machine for my needs? This copy of Windows was installed on computer that does not exist anymore.

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#2 Agouti


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Posted 22 February 2016 - 11:11 AM

End of support does not mean that there is no license or no activation.  You can install XP in a virtual machine but after 30 days you would have to activate it.

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