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New Build with a used hard drive with Vista installed

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November 19, 2012 5:46:30 PM

Was wondering if i could build a system with a used hard drive that already has windows vista installed on it. I really dont wanna pay 100 bucks for windows 7.
November 19, 2012 7:06:13 PM

Format the drive and install a fresh copy of windows.
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November 19, 2012 7:09:29 PM

jrizzz said:
Was wondering if i could build a system with a used hard drive that already has windows vista installed on it. I really dont wanna pay 100 bucks for windows 7.



If your new build includes a new MB and your copy of Vista is an OEM version (likely) then you must buy a new OS.
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December 5, 2012 4:28:41 PM

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