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ShadowGearX 14 months ago

So I had a computer on Windows 7, but I got the free upgrade to Windows 10. If I use my Windows 7 code key on another pc will it work?

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DopeAF123 1 point 14 months ago

if I were ou, I would check the hardware and see whether it is 32 or 64 bit. Besides that, from that there are other things that can effect how well Windows 10 will run.

Nullarc77 3 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

That would not matter since when installing or creating the installation media it asks you to choose either 32 or 64 bit windows. And on the hardware side neither intel or amd have made a 32bit desktop processor in over 10 years.(At least not one the average consumer would get for a home PC) A 32 bit Os will work on a 64 bit processor you will just be limited to 4gb of ram. But a 64 bit os won't work on a 32 system at all.

motonack 2 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Probably, but I wouldn't be surprised if after a little time one or both of the installs start complaining about not being genuine.

ShadowGearX submitter 1 point 14 months ago

What would happen if it says its not genuine

motonack 2 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

You'd have to submit the key again.

Nullarc77 3 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Yeah like motonack said. From my own experience it will work just fine even if you upgrade the second one to windows 10.

nightrook 4 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

If it's an OEM Windows 7 it won't work.

Warlock 1 point 14 months ago

... If I use my Windows 7 code key on another pc will it work?

One license permits use in one system.
Whether it works on another system or not is irrelevant, since it is not legal.

You can read the EULA of the Win7 to verify for yourself.

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BetrayedPredator 1 point 14 months ago

A. This breaks the rules, no key resellers.

B. You risk a non genuine key

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manirelli staff 8 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Sale of software and keys from that site often violates the ToS or are resold licenses purchased via fraudulent credit card. Recommending, suggesting, advising, encouraging, hinting, or in any way implying these keys as a solution or option is not allowed on this site.

mmstroik 1 point 14 months ago

ok thx sorry about that. How about kinguin.net?

manirelli staff 8 Builds 1 point 14 months ago

Same deal, if not worse.