I have client who bought a computer with an illegal copy of Windows XP preinstalled.
I still need to confirm if he will qualify for the genuine Microsoft software offer.
He want to buy a legal copy but he wants to continue to use Windows XP. It would be an easy fix if he qualifies for the MS offer. But if he does not qualify I can purchase Windows 7 Professional Upgrade with downgrade rights.
My question is if we will be able to install Windows XP with the legal license in this way or is it a catch 22 in that you can only install Windows 7 Pro Upgrade or its downgraded versions on a legal copy of Windows?
From Microsoft's standpoint an illegal copy of XP is a nothing. Having it installed grants you no rights and does not qualify you for anything. The only way to make it legal is to do a clean install with
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