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  • Hello,

    I have a one year old standalone computer running Windows Vista and I just boughta laptop with Windows 7.   I

    I really need to switch the win 7 to the desktop and vista for the laptop.  Win 7 doesn't allow you to make a set of install disks and I am not sure about the Vista. is there a process for this ?

    Help please.

    Ian.

     

    Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:07 PM

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  • "grassyguru" wrote in message news:9bd743e4-0669-410d-8186-42f4cf24ce05...

    Hello,

    I have a one year old standalone computer running Windows Vista and I just boughta laptop with Windows 7.   I

    I really need to switch the win 7 to the desktop and vista for the laptop.  Win 7 doesn't allow you to make a set of install disks and I am not sure about the Vista. is there a process for this ?

    Help please.

    Ian.

     


    Cant' be done legally - since both OS's are preinstalled, they both have OEM Licenses, which are tied to their respective machines and cannot be moved.
     

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    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    • Marked as answer by Darin Smith MS Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:46 PM
    Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:41 PM
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