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Will a Windows 7 upgrade make a non-legit version legit?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Hotobu, Jul 24, 2011.

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  1. Hotobu

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    The forum guidelines are a little fuzzy when it comes to this so I figure I'd ask anyway. If I've got a legit copy of Windows XP with a pirated key will there be any problems installing a store bought Windows 7 upgrade version over this? I'd imagine if it stays offline it'd work fine, but would there be a problem with being "genuine" when going online?
     
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    win 7 is a fresh install version. there will be no trace of your windows xp lying aroundd
     
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    We cannot help you with your warez. But if you want to come clean and be an upright Windows citizen, do a fresh install.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Why would you use a pirate key with a legimate Windows XP? Makes no sense.

    Do a fresh install anyway, I'm not a big fan of upgrades.
     
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