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Windows 7 license on VMWare vSphere 5.1

Hi, I have a Vpshere environment for which we have Windows data centre licenses for each physical processor in each vSphere host. I know this covers us for an unlimited amount of Windows server VMs, but will it cover me for Windows 7 VM licenses too?

If so what version of windows 7?

If not, what Win 7 licenses will I need?

After searching around on Google I cannot seem to find a definitive answer to this question!!

Thanks in advance
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Thanks for the replies, I'm only going to need around 5 or 6 Win 7 VMs for testing purposes.
I would purchase 5-6 Retail copies, or install but do not activate if for test.
IF this is purely for a short term TRAIL/Evaluation of windows 7 then see....

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/evalcenter/cc442495.aspx
OK thanks for your replies, much appreciated