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Old 08-14-09, 07:34 PM   #155
Bman212121
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Default Re: Official Technet Thread

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Originally Posted by cpalmer2k View Post
Yes I understand that, my question was has anyone actually USED one of these retail keys for Windows 7 to activate more than one unique system? People here say you can activate up to 10 with a single retail key, other sites say one retail key= one activation. That was my question.
Yes, the same key can be used on different pcs for multiple activations. I have two very similar quad core boxes that I've tried to move hard drives between, and it required a reactivation. I've reactivated the install on the new pc, as well as perform fresh installs using the same key.
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