win7 license problem.

Posted on 2011-10-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
i buy a win7 CD 32bit..I install it in my desktop for 2 weeks and I remove it and install it again on my laptop..
now I am not able to make it licensed it will give me only 32 days....
how to fix this and how to license the os on my laptop.
Question by:besmile4ever
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    Accepted Solution

    If the version of Windows 7 is a retail version, you can reinstall it on a different machine. If it won't activate, call Microsoft Licensing Support and explain. They will re-activated.

    If the version of Windows 7 is OEM (vendors sell OEM licenses), you cannot reinstall it on a different machine. If this is the case, you can try Microsoft Licensing Support. They might bend because it was only 2 weeks.

    .... Thinkpads_User
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    Assisted Solution

    The answer of the friend below is right.
    Windows 7 whchi version is OEM will identify the BIOS of computer, so you cannot reinstall it on a different machine.
    But a retail version won't  identify the BIOS of a machine. You can reactivate it on a differernt machine.
    Good luck!

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