Windows XP OEM Issue RRS feed

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  • We have several WIndows XP Professional OEM License PC.

    Can we purchase Windows 7 Professional Upgrade License to upgrade the Windowx XP Professional OEM?

    If we can, after the upgrade, is the Windows 7 Professional belongs to OEM license?


    2011年2月19日 4:11


  • HI ,

    I think you can, however, you will not be able to move PC as your WinXP Pro OEM is license to that PC only, the upgrade you bought should belong to that PC too.

    Maybe you can help a look at the following URL  


    Please correct me if my concept is wrong

    2011年2月19日 21:50
  • Hi Ivan,


    Please understand you need to perform a clean install since Windows XP cannot upgrade to Windows 7 directly. The upgrade license won't work on this situation.


    You can refer to the following article to get more information.



    Meanwhile, if you purchase any Windows 7 license, it should be a retail license. Regarding the OEM license, only the OEM manufacture will own it. To get more information, please contact the computer manufacturer.


    Best Regards,


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    2011年2月25日 8:59