how to reinstall same os in same virtual machine? Is new key needed?

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?
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  1. 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.
  2. Don't think so Usafret if I reinstall in the same VM?
  3. 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.
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