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how to put window 7 on more comp with same key

can some please just give stright answer i got 5 comp i need to get running asp i have 6 kids so need for school i'm running windows 7 how many of this comp can i put it on and can buy just a key for them ?
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  1. You can use the same DVD to install Windows on other computers in your household, but you cannot use the same Product Key or licence under any circumstances. You must buy a new licence and key for each computer you want to install Windows on.
  2. how do go about doing do have buy full verson again or can get 1 cheaper though them with my code not sure how to say what mean hope you can feg out ty very much
  3. You might want to consider a license pack, but it will only save a few bucks.

    www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116987

    I can't imagine needing 5 computers (sharing anyone) for six kids but that's just me lol.
  4. The Disk costs MAYBE a dollar. You are paying for the license. You will not save ANY money by not buying a normal disk/license pack. The license will always be $90-$100. You can get additional licenses from Microsoft, but if you're ordering one disk might just as well order 5. Its the same cost.
  5. ty very much for help my kids are from 10 to 1 so i get 5 of them that use it now so make rough after school for them to get there time on it got alot money into building them for them have very nice day
  6. 10 to 1? I can kind of understand the 10 year old but... Well I digress thats not what I wanted to suggest :)

    What I was going to say was as long as they don't want to play games (browser games are fine, I am talking like CoD, Skyrim, etc) You could always go the free route of using some linux distro (the easiest to get into is Ubuntu)
  7. mouse24 said:
    10 to 1? I can kind of understand the 10 year old but... Well I digress thats not what I wanted to suggest :)

    What I was going to say was as long as they don't want to play games (browser games are fine, I am talking like CoD, Skyrim, etc) You could always go the free route of using some linux distro (the easiest to get into is Ubuntu)

    what all will linux run i never tryed got to keep easy for kids where can get from to try it 10 to 1 is my kids age got 6 of them..lol
  8. fadsfadsfads said:
    can some please just give stright answer i got 5 comp i need to get running asp i have 6 kids so need for school i'm running windows 7 how many of this comp can i put it on and can buy just a key for them ?

    Your key will get banned after the key is used to attempt to activate too many computers. The key will pass the install decryption but when the activation process completes after the machine gets to the internet the key will be blocked if used too many times. Then you can not use it on any machine.

    You might want to try to get free keys from one of the Microsoft educational programs.
  9. Get a msdn subscription
  10. fadsfadsfads said:
    what all will linux run i never tryed got to keep easy for kids where can get from to try it 10 to 1 is my kids age got 6 of them..lol


    Well Its like most other operating systems in that it will run whatever is made for it. I don't have a list with me but they have a linux version of almost every program available or atleast a comparable product made by a 3rd party.It would be faster to make a list of what DOESN'T run on it. In terms of looks you can customize it to look a lot like windows if that suits your fancy. For web browsers and general use stuff (browsing, flash/java games, word processing) its exactly the same.

    It does take some trouble shooting if things don't work right off the bat (say you are having trouble installing a program) though they have it very well documented.

    It might take you a little while to get accustomed to it since you are so used to windows but I highly recommend trying it out before dropping over half a grand on windows.
  11. i just called them got good answer they sayed they they would add all the comp for at no cost
  12. unksol said:
    The Disk costs MAYBE a dollar. You are paying for the license. You will not save ANY money by not buying a normal disk/license pack. The license will always be $90-$100. You can get additional licenses from Microsoft, but if you're ordering one disk might just as well order 5. Its the same cost.

    Is there any problem if you were to say buy a oem disk for a better price? I'm seeing win7 pro 64 for 75 and 32 bit for 69 for a dell disk?
  13. dell disk? all my comp i build the my self if there dell no i have asrock f2 and asus fm1 pack up good got order few more parts there off running i hope
  14. Yes they are available as OEM. You can get them for Dell or HP. It has some minor branding on them that you end up saving on the cost of a non branded/oem disk
  15. McgheeL said:
    Get a msdn subscription

    TechNet would be cheaper
    http://technet.microsoft.com/subscriptions
  16. didn't they limit it to 2 licenses only?
  17. no said i can do all 5
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    fadsfadsfads said:
    i just called them got good answer they sayed they they would add all the comp for at no cost



    Hi :)

    I have no idea who you talked to, but it CANNOT have been Microsoft....

    Firstly they would NEVER say you could activate them all for free....

    Secondly there is NO system that CAN activate 6 machines on one retail or Oem key...


    All the best Brett :)
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