Vista product key after upgrading to windows 8 Tags: Virtual Machine Desktops Windows Vista Windows 8 Last response: November 1, 2012 12:18 AM in Windows 8 Share Greykeymedia October 31, 2012 11:44:29 PM Hello, Well I was thinking, if I upgrade my current dell desktop that shipped with vista to windows 8 after I upgrade will I be able to use my vista product key to activate vista on another machine/ virtual machine? Thank you in advance! More about : vista product key upgrading windows The_Prophecy a b * Windows 8 November 1, 2012 12:18:59 AM No. That key is tied to the Dell machine. It cannot be used anywhere else. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan i reinstall windows vista using product key on sticker ? ForumINVALID PRODUCT KEY Windows 7 refuses to accept product key on new hardrive! ForumWin 7 upgrage to 8 without product key ? ForumWindows 7 upgrade 64 bit from xp 32 bit product key ForumUpgrading Windows vista 32-bit (oem) to windows 7 64-bit (oem) ForumI need to buy/find product key for activation of my window vista ... they tell me ForumWindows 7 home premium product key UK ForumWindows8 Pro Activation Key ForumDownload free product key for windows 7 ultimate ForumDeactivate windows 7 upgrade product key ? ForumUnderstanding Licensing, Product ID and Product Key ForumCloning vista onto 2nd drive then reinstalling WIn 8 on original drive? ForumHow to change Vista product key ForumHow-To perform an upgrade-install of Windows 8 ForumDell laptop product key windows 7 Forum[Solved] Windows 8 activator ForumWindows 8 and Renesas USB 3.0 ForumError code:0xo00000e9, Windows 8 pro ForumMultiple Displays Issues with Windows 8 ForumIntel hd graphics 4000 free download for windows 8 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !