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Transfer Laptop License to Desktop


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chyidean

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Hi there,

I recently bought a Dell desktop.

It came with Windows Vista Basic.

Before, I was using a Toshiba laptop that ran Windows Vista Premium.

Now that I no longer use my Toshiba, I am wondering if I can transfer the Premium license over to the Dell if I uninstall it from my Toshiba.

The product key is on the bottom of my laptop. However, the only Vista DVD's I have are the recovery DVDs from both the Dell and the Toshiba.

Thanks in advance for the help.
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Neil Jones

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OEM licences live and die with the machine they're stuck to.
Therefore the answer to your question is no, you can't transfer the licence.
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