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#1 mikey11

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 07:30 AM

im upgrading a desktop computer from vista to windows 7....i have a non working laptop that had windows 7 on it, it still has the code sticker on it....would this product code work on my desktop computer??



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Posted 28 May 2017 - 08:01 AM

An OEM license is only valid for the system it was supplied with and cannot be transferred to a different computer.
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Posted 28 May 2017 - 08:44 AM

thanks....

 

i am seeing product keys for sale on ebay for as low as 25 bucks for both 7 and 10

 

....are these really legit keys??



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Posted 28 May 2017 - 07:23 PM

Not at that price, there'll be something shonky about them.
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Posted 28 May 2017 - 09:14 PM

Windows 7 keys are actually being flogged off really cheap now... as MS is trying to kill it off.



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Posted 28 May 2017 - 09:44 PM

Neat, I guess the trick will be knowing which cheap keys are genuine & which might be suspect.
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Posted 28 May 2017 - 10:16 PM

I would probably stick with 10 even though 7 its pretty cheap now. They would kill it in few years, so better to stick with latest one.



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Posted 28 May 2017 - 10:23 PM

Though 10 has still not worked out it's "teething" problems. Maybe because of the rolling release it never will. It's a veritable nightmare for security, stability and privacy concerned users.






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