> Hi, I have a valid licence for Vista Home Premium that came with my new
> laptop. However, for business purposes, I had to purchase and install a
> clean versino of Vista Business. I would now like to use the valid licence
> of Home Premium that came with my laptop on my home desktop but I do not have
> any CDs for it. The laptop only came with a recovery partition.
You can't do that. By your own admission, you have an OEM license for
WinXP that came with the laptopl. An OEM version must be sold with a
piece of hardware (normally a motherboard or hard drive, if not an
entire PC) and is _permanently_ bound to the first PC on which it's
installed. An OEM license, once installed, is not legally transferable
to another computer under _any_ circumstances.
> Can I use my Vista Businiss CD to install Home Premium with my Home Premium
No, of course not. They're two entirely separate operating systems.
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