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Old 05-04-09, 11:51 AM   #13
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Default Re: Will a 64-bit Vista key work for 32-bit?

Yeah, x64 and x86 use the same keys.

I put Vista x64 on my sisters HP laptop using her license key. It came with x86 installed.
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Old 05-04-09, 01:49 PM   #14
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Default Re: Will a 64-bit Vista key work for 32-bit?

Originally Posted by t3hl33td4rg0n View Post
As far as I know the x86 and x64 have different keys. Cant use an x86 key with an x64 install disc.
This is incorrect. The key determines what edition the install will be, home basic, premium, business, etc, as well as what version it is, e.g. oem, upgrade, or retail. The key is agnostic of whether the copy is 64-bit or 32-bit, this is determined entirely on what disc you are using to install with.

The copies (yes, two) of vista that I have came in two DVD's, one 32-bit and one 64-bit, and each came with its own key. However, I have tried using both keys on both discs, and both work just fine.
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Old 05-07-09, 07:12 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
before he does something stupid and goes back to 32bit vista.

you can find 64bit drivers

Thank you, It worked. Just wondering. How did you find it. Do you remember what you searched?
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Old 05-07-09, 07:18 PM   #16
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Default Re: Will a 64-bit Vista key work for 32-bit?

searched for "easy cap" just wanted to see what where you talking about, and i found the driver.
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