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September 12, 2009 12:59:48 AM

I bought a Vista ultimate 2 months ago and installed it on my old computer,could I install the same Vista on my new computer.

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September 12, 2009 10:42:29 PM

Will you use the same copy on both systems or you'll remove it from the old one?
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September 13, 2009 1:05:19 AM

jadethele said:
I bought a Vista ultimate 2 months ago and installed it on my old computer,could I install the same Vista on my new computer.

NO!
If you want to use it on the new one, first you need to remove it from the old one.
When you install on the new one it will fail activation and you will have to phone Microsoft to explain that it has been removed from the old one in order to get a new activation code.
If it's an OEM copy the licence is not transferrable.
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September 14, 2009 12:30:36 AM

GhislainG said:
Will you use the same copy on both systems or you'll remove it from the old one?


Hi Ghislain,
Thank for your answer, What's the difference if I use the same copy on both systems?
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September 14, 2009 12:37:27 AM

Unless it's a corporate license, Jonmor's is correct. You can't have it registered on several systems and that's why I asked if you'll remove it from the old one. If you want to keep it on the old system, then buy another license for the new system.
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September 14, 2009 12:44:15 AM

Jonmor68 said:
NO!
If you want to use it on the new one, first you need to remove it from the old one.
When you install on the new one it will fail activation and you will have to phone Microsoft to explain that it has been removed from the old one in order to get a new activation code.
If it's an OEM copy the licence is not transferrable.


Hi Jonmor,
Thanks for your help! So, I should remove it first from my old one, then install on the new one; in order to get the new activation code, do you know Microsoft phone number?

Jade
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September 14, 2009 12:48:09 AM

GhislainG said:
Unless it's a corporate license, Jonmor's is correct. You can't have it registered on several systems and that's why I asked if you'll remove it from the old one. If you want to keep it on the old system, then buy another license for the new system.


Thanks Ghislain! I will do Jonmor's recom,
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September 14, 2009 4:34:17 AM

The Microsoft phone number for your area, will be displayed when you select activate by phone.
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September 14, 2009 10:31:57 PM

Jonmor68 said:
The Microsoft phone number for your area, will be displayed when you select activate by phone.



Thank you!
Jade
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