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Axelion

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Hello, I've been thinking how does this work in Windows 7. In XP(never using Vista), microsoft is actually registered your name with a genuine serial number, for example when right clicking my computer properties: "Registered to John Smith".
So my question is, how does this really work in Windows 7? When I click properties, it showed no name but system, computer name, product key.....

I bought Windows 7 cheap from Microsoft Student offer. Is this only limited for one copy? Or can I buy more than one copy?
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I am gonna guess no

Purchase Limitations: Eligible students may purchase no more than one license of Microsoft® Windows 7 per valid e-mail address or billing address.


But I know people who bought each version (4 total) so In theory you could. I get 4 total is you Have the different bit versions (2) 32bit & 64bit each their own license technically different as a 32bit product key won't work on a 64bit install and vice versa, then you have Home premium and professional. And the same logic applies as before.
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I am gonna guess no

Purchase Limitations: Eligible students may purchase no more than one license of Microsoft® Windows 7 per valid e-mail address or billing address.


But I know people who bought each version (4 total) so In theory you could. I get 4 total is you Have the different bit versions (2) 32bit & 64bit each their own license technically different as a 32bit product key won't work on a 64bit install and vice versa, then you have Home premium and professional. And the same logic applies as before.


Ahh...I see....that's a bit disappointing.
Thank you for clarifying this =)
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