Hi, ok thx to you both....
"Bruce Chambers" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Chris wrote:
>> Hi Carey, is that an actual issue for the versions of OS preventing it
>> from being done or is the EULA?
> The EULA's irrelevant here; this is purely a technical issue.
> Product Keys are bound to the specific type and language of CD/license
> (OEM, Volume, retail, full, or Upgrade) with which they are purchased. For
> example, a WinXP Home OEM Product Key won't work for any retail version of
> WinXP Home, or for any version of WinXP Pro, and vice versa. An upgrade's
> Product Key cannot be used with a full version CD, and vice versa. An OEM
> Product Key will not work to install a retail product. An Italian Product
> Key will not work with an English CD. Bottom line: Product Keys and CD
> types cannot be mixed & matched.
> Bruce Chambers
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