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Can I reuse my Office 2010 licence key when upgrading my OS to 8?

As some others have been doing, I have been procrastinating upgrading my operating system. A lot. I'm still on XP (Don't laugh, I can't see spending the money), and since MS is pulling the plug on ...
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1answer
411 views

Does a full retail Windows 8 license grant me the right to install Windows 7 instead?

If I buy a full retail Windows 8 license am I granted the right to install a down-level version of Windows, specifically Windows 7, instead? Just to be clear: I buy a full retail Windows 8 license - ...
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Upgrade danish Windows XP Home 32 bit to Windows 7 or 8 Pro 64 bit English

.. or am I really asking too much of the upgrading license, and should just buy a new full Windows 7 /8 ?
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2answers
101 views

Windows 7 Rollback basic to professional upgrade

I recently got a notebook that came with a Windows 7 Basic version pre-installed, and inside the notebook box came a windows 7 professional box. I installed this professional one over the basic one, ...
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3answers
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Upgrade to full Windows 8

I am currently running an evaluation of Windows 8, as can be seen by the following screenshot of the bottom right hand side of my screen. How can I upgrade to the full, non-evaluation version of ...
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5answers
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If I buy the Windows 8 Pro upgrade, can I do multiple fresh installs?

My understanding is that when I first upgrade, I can choose to upgrade as a fresh install. If I want to do another fresh install in the future, can I do that? I tend to reinstall Windows every 1-3 ...
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2answers
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Is it possible upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows XP/Vista/7 OEM?

In a Microsoft's post about Windows 8 upgrade it is written: We set out to make it as easy as possible for everyone to upgrade to Windows 8. Starting at general availability, if your PC is running ...
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1answer
98 views

Can i upgrade Photoshop CS6 to Adobe Creative Suite 6 at a discounted price?

I've had a look around on the official Adobe Shop website, but I couldn't find a clear answer for this.. I am a freelance developer and I have recently purchased Adobe Photoshop CS6 through the ...
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1answer
294 views

Will upgrading to Windows 7 Professional from Home Premium remove Media Center?

My computer came with a copy of Windows 7 Home Premium. If I upgrade it to Windows 7 Professional, what will happen to Media Center? Will it be deleted because it's not available in Professional, or ...
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2answers
259 views

Windows 7 2nd system license

I bought Windows 7 last Oct. and installed it on my Mac laptop. In January, I installed it on my Mac desktop. It activated just fine, and I used it for a bit, installed some other programs, etc. A ...
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2answers
217 views

Windows 7 upgrade licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I'm having trouble wading through ...
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3answers
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Does any upgrade version of Visual Studio require an installed development tool?

I'm wondering this from a legal standpoint and an installation-issue standpoint. I'm considering pre-ordering Visual Studio 2010 for future use in some home projects, and you cannot pre-order a full ...
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1answer
235 views

Windows Vista home premium upgrade to Windows 7 ultimate

I have 2 laptops with Vista Home Premium editions. I bought the upgrade license from MS, to upgrade one of my laptops. I have upgraded one of the laptops fine. Now the question is, If I want to ...
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1answer
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Can a valid Windows 7 Ultimate X64 upgrade license key be used to validate a full RTM install?

I am currently running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM on a laptop I recently bought. My laptop was supplied with a Windows Vista Ultimate license and I validate for a free upgrade to Windows 7. Question: ...
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2answers
206 views

If I upgrade my version of Windows Vista, which version of Windows 7 will I get?

I need to get a laptop with Vista Home Premium onto a domain, which requires Business or Ultimate. The computer, with Home Premium, is already registered for the free Windows 7 upgrade. If I upgrade ...
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9answers
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How can I upgrade from Vista 32-bit to Vista 64-bit?

I just ordered a laptop, and it came with Vista Home Premium 32-bit. I want Vista Home Premium 64-bit on it. I'm planning a reinstall. Does anyone know if my product key for Vista 32-bit will also ...