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Retail Vista license format on Toshiba laptop, possible OEM.

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  1. GLD

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    A friends Toshiba laptop just got hosed and he never made a system backup of his factory OS/programs. I own Vista Ultimate 32/64 and want to format and fresh install his OS with my disk. I am not sure at this time if his COA is OEM or what. Will I be able to format with my disk on his lappy and have it accept his license?
     
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    Not legally. To do it correctly your friend will have to find the original copy of his disk or buy a retail copy of Vista.
     
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