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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading to Windows 8 from Windows 7 but using a friends product key? Forum Solveddowngrade windows 8 using windows 7 upgrade media and win 7 upgrade product key Forum Windows 8.1 Upgrade Only Product Key .ISO file Forum Solvedwhat happens to an upgraded windows 8.1 after using the one key recovery system? Forum SolvedIf I have a custom-built computer with Windows 8 installed, can I store the product key on the BIOS somehow? Forum Solvedmy key doesn't work after I upgrade windows 8 to 8.1 pro Forum Solvedhow to activate windows7 professional after re-installation where change the product key is not in my computer's property Forum How do I Remove Windows VISTA and go back to Windows 7 without having to buy another product key? Forum Solvedcan i install windows 8 on my windows 7 ultimate using my wifes product key Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Product Key Question Forum SolvedCan I install Windows 8.1 OEM on another Computer without a Product Key? Forum SolvedCan i reinstall windows vista using product key on sticker ? Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Product Key Question Forum SolvedWindows 8 product key Forum SolvedProduct key with windows 8.1 download? Forum SolvedThis Product Key cannot be used to install a retail version of Windows 8 Forum where can I get an os cd for a clean install for my acer aspire 5920g with windows vista. have original product key. Forum SolvedCan I reuse my Windows 8.1 product key? Forum Solvedhow much is a windows 8.1 pro product key? Forum Solvedhow much is a windows 8.1 pro product key? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !