Solved Windows 7 upgrade liscencing Tags: Windows 7 Windows XP Last response: December 28, 2009 2:34 AM in Windows 7 Share Attila_the_pun December 27, 2009 11:35:32 PM If one upgrades from a volume liscence copy of XP does that render the volume liscence useless? More about : windows upgrade liscencing sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 December 28, 2009 12:46:30 AM No. The Win 7 install kit just looks to see if the previous version is installed, it doesn't validate or care what the previous version's license is. m 0 l Attila_the_pun December 28, 2009 12:50:45 AM What I mean is will the old liscence still function, I am under the impression that when you upgrade it makes the old liscence useless, is that true? m 0 l Related resources Need windows 7 for at least 2 pcs, maybe up to 4 with one liscence. - Forum Windows OEM Liscence problems - Forum Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit Upgrade - Forum should i upgrade from windows 7 to 8.1 - Forum Specific upgrade question. Windows vista business 32 bit to Windows 7 enterprise 64 bit - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 December 28, 2009 2:16:25 AM In actuality, the old version doesn't even have to be activated - so I can't imagine that the status of the old license is affected in any way. Share Attila_the_pun December 28, 2009 2:34:35 AM Thanks! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrade from windows 7 to windows 8 Forum SolvedNetwork Adapter and ethernet controller missing after windows 7 ultimate upgrade HELP!!! Forum Solvedradeon9200se upgrade for windows7 Forum SolvedUpgraded to Windows 7, looking for good memory suggestions to upgrade. Forum SolvedCan I "Upgrade" Windows 7 to Window 8.1 ? Forum SolvedI am trying to upgrade to Windows 7 from Windows XP. Forum SolvedI want to use my Windows 7 Ultimate disc to upgrade my laptop which has Windows 7 Home loaded. Forum SolvedNeed opinions on which Windows (XP -> 7 or 8) to upgrade to. Forum SolvedNeed to fix pavilion dv 5000 audio after upgrade to Windows 7 from XP Forum Solvedgpu not detected after windows 7 upgrade?? Forum Solvedupgraded office XP Pro w/office 2007 "upgrade" & now won't work after upgrade OS from xp to windows 7 Forum Solvedwindows 7-8 upgrade Forum SolvedI have an old computer from 2002. I recently had to upgrade to windows 7 and now I cannot fix the display to use my entire 17 Forum SolvedI want to upgrade windows xp to 7 or 8 but which one to buy? Forum SolvedNeed sr1315cl graphics adapter for upgrade windows 7 from XP Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !