how to reinstall same os in same virtual machine? Is new key needed? Tags: Virtual Machine Windows 7 Last response: February 22, 2014 1:25 PM in Windows 7 Share gadya February 22, 2014 11:16:52 AM Have installed and activated Win 7 ultimate in a virtual machine under hyper-v. I now need to reinstall it. Will I have to produce a new key for activation? More about : reinstall virtual machine key needed USAFRet a c 580 $ Windows 7 February 22, 2014 11:32:18 AM gadya said:Have installed and activated Win 7 ultimate in a virtual machine under hyper-v. I now need to reinstall it. Will I have to produce a new key for activation? Yes. The VM is a different 'PC'. It needs its own license. m 0 l gadya February 22, 2014 1:09:42 PM Don't think so Usafret if I reinstall in the same VM? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer USAFRet a c 580 $ Windows 7 February 22, 2014 1:25:52 PM gadya said:Don't think so Usafret if I reinstall in the same VM? Oh....reinstalling in the 'same' VM? No...you shouldn't need a new license. I thought you meant the host PC and the VM on the same license. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need help. Reinstalling Windows XP SP3 on same machine but no CD / licence key Forum New Mobo, New (but same version of windows) OEM key = Having to reinstall all games? Forum SolvedReinstall Windows With Same Key Forum new motherboard, 1 new hdd, same OS...how to us both hdd together. Forum Solvedkey activation in same machine!! Forum SolvedReinstall OS after same CPU install? Forum SolvedChange HDD and another and reinstall win 8 Keeping the same Key serial number Forum How would i go about moving my HDDs from a previous build to a new system with the same OS (Windows 7 64bit different licenses Forum SolvedDriver re-install needed for change of GPU to same card? Forum SolvedDo I need to reinstall my GPU drivers if I'm replacing it with the same card type? Forum How do i transfer settings to new OS on same PC? Forum Reinstall OS after same CPU install Forum SolvedHow do I reinstall Windows 7 on the same hard drive? Forum Is it possible for 2 people to play games at the same time using Virtual Machine Forum SolvedAsus Rampage IV Black new build fails on OS install at same point every time Forum SolvedHard drive failure- same os license on new hdd? Forum Can u uninstall and reinstall devil may cry 4 with the same product key? Forum How to share USB PHOTON DATA CARD net connection with VM WARE within the same host machine? Forum my laptop screen is blank and caps lock blinks three times and stops and continues in same manner and f12 key is on. how can i Forum Getting new SSD, can i install Windows from the same CD and use the same Product Key? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !