Re: License 32 and 64 bits doubt
Thank you for correcting me I had been under the impression that it you
activated a license on a new machine that it you tried to use WinUpdate from
the old machine that you would only get security updates and not others.
"Mike Brannigan" <Mike.Brannigan@localhost> wrote in message
> "Curious" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> As long as you are no longer using your old machine you can install the
>> 64 bit version on your new machine and then use phone activation and tell
>> them you are no longer using the old machine and then MS will disable the
>> old machine from normal updates and activate your new machine. It is a
>> free no brainer procedure and takes about 10 minutes.
> That is not correct. If you activate a second machine using telephone
> activation the first machine is not deactivated in anyway, it is not
> prevented from using windows update or anything else. The purpose of
> telephone ACTIVATION is to activate the license on the other machine - no
> action is taken about the previous one.
> Also it is not about "no longer using" the old machine - you must actually
> remove the installed and licensed copy of Windows (if the machine is still
> operable) to be in compliance with the terms of the end user license
> agreement., as your license use is deemed to occurs at the install of the
> product not activation.
> Finally unless you have the right to use the e-mail address you are
> posting here with , you could be causing spam mail to be sent to the
> legititimate mail servers behind the registered nomail.com domain, you
> should not use any form of a real registered domain name for a fake e-mail
> address you are using in newsgroups that are trawled by "bots" to harvest
> mail addresses for junk mail sending (use an invalid one instead)
> Mike Brannigan
>> "Mike Brannigan" <Mike.Brannigan@localhost> wrote in message
>>> "uyyy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>> I have a license of vista business and dvd media is for 32 bits. I used
>>>> this version on my old machine Microsoft send me now a 64 bits version
>>>> for my new machine but when i try to activate license it shows me that
>>>> it is in use. How do i can activate again ?
>>> You have ONE license for Windows Vista. You have received alternative
>>> 64-media for your ONE license.
>>> So if you want to use this 64-bit edition on another machine then you
>>> have 2 choices.
>>> 1. remove the install on the other machine first then activate on the
>>> new machine by telephone.
>>> 2. BUY a send license for your second machine and use that activation
>>> key with you new media.
>>> Unless you buy a second license you may not have Vista installed on two
>>> machines if you only own one license. It has been this way for a long
>>> time on previous version of Windows too.
>>> Remember it is one license required per machine you install to.
>>> Mike Brannigan