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Microsoft Closes Vista Upgrade Loophole


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Using an old Windows disc to verify you own a copy of the software appears to no longer be possible using an Upgrade version of Windows Vista.

The Redmond company has apparently taken out the option to do so from upgrade versions of its new operating system, meaning a user would need to purchase a full copy of the OS in order to perform a clean installation.

Upgrade discs would only work if a copy of either Windows 2000 or XP is already on the system.

http://www.windows-n...t-loophole.aspx
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