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March 31, 2010 3:12:04 AM

Greetings,

I have recently bought a copy of Windows 7 Pro x64 for my computer. We have three computers at our house, so I got my version; my father has Windows XP x86 Starter Edition; and my brother doesn't have his own copy, yet. He has to install Win7 each month and I am very curious if he can genuinly use my Win7 Pro key?! I think that it was in the Basic/Starter Edition where you can use the same copy for about three times. Can it be done with mine? Or does he has to buy his own copy?

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a c 215 $ Windows 7
March 31, 2010 5:23:12 AM

If you are going to use your copy, your brother will have to buy his own.
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March 31, 2010 5:29:57 AM

He'll need his own activation key.
So he will need to buy a copy of Windows 7 for himself

"You can't use the same Windows product key to activate Windows 7 on more computers than the Microsoft Software License Terms allow. Usually, the license terms allow the product key to be used on only one computer."
---http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Activating-...
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a b $ Windows 7
March 31, 2010 6:37:40 AM

If yours was family pack your good, if not he needs his own.
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April 1, 2010 10:14:44 PM

Alright, thanks for clearing this up!
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April 1, 2010 10:16:11 PM

Best answer selected by thrunthru.
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