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Nathan-tebb

When does Windows 7 invalidate

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Hi

 

I was just wondering if someone can help me I am looking to try my hand at building my first ever pc however I will only be trying with cheap parts first of all then upgrade if all goes well. Obviously I will need windows of some sort (in this case I have chose 7 but please say if you disagree with that when running fsx) but I was just wondering in the future when I upgrade I have heard that windows can invalidate. Will I then need to buy a new key or just contact Microsoft and explain what I have done?

 

I don't intend to do anything illegal as it will only be running on this pc but was just wondering do I get so many installs before i have to do anything or will it only resister once then I need to buy a new copy.

 

Many thanks in advance for any replies :)

 

Nathan

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If you buy the OEM version of Windows it will only work on the original PC you install it on.

 

If you buy the retail version of Windows you can transfer this from PC to PC, but you can only have it installed on one PC at a time. When you transfer it you will have to confirm that the PC you are validating is the only PC this license is installed on.

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