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I am planning to make a Windows installation in some laptops. I ve planned to make installations, new settings etc in one laptop, take an imageof the disk and mount the image to the other machines. The questions is, what can I do if Windows are already activated? It's a bit illegal I think. Any ideas?

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Are these going to be in a corporate environment in a domain? If so, you need to get an SSID changer too. –  KCotreau Jun 17 '11 at 20:15

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If you are not using a Volume Licence Key to be legal you will need to enter in a new key for each machine after you load the image. (at the bottom of the 2nd link there is a command line version so you could script it to make the action of loading the image faster.)

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Seems a good solution. Thank you :) –  py_script Jun 17 '11 at 18:07

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