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Questions tagged [license]

A license, in software, is a permission granted to a user to use a piece of software, under certain conditions outlined in the license agreement.

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Installing Visual C++ Redistributable and licenses

I have some software that needs Visual C++ Redistributable. Do I need to acquire some sort of license from Microsoft to install it? I see it's free to download but will it count on the licenses we ...
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Windows 10 VM Licensing [duplicate]

I'm working as a consultant and would like to keep each client in a completely separate windows 10 VM (will use linux for some clients, but due to requirements in some of the clients toolchains / ...
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What happens to my Windows 10 license when I install fresh on a new SSD? [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 Home with a license running off of an HDD in my laptop. I would like to replace the HDD with an SSD and then install a fresh copy of Windows 10 Home on the SSD. What will happen to ...
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Windows 10 to a new Device [duplicate]

I purchased a laptop 2 yrs ago which includes Windows 8.1. After a month, I upgraded it (free) to Windows 10. Now, I'm buying a new laptop with no OS, my question is - Can I bring/transfer/install/...
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Does Windows 10 use the same key when installed with a Win8 key?

Long story short, I helped a friend build a PC a year ago and now we need to reinstall Windows. Originally, he bought a Windows 8.1 Pro license, and I installed Windows 10 with the 8.1 key, (did NOT ...
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Transfer free upgrade Windows 10 to different laptop [duplicate]

Can i transfer my free upgrade win10 to different laptop? I'm going to buy a new laptop so i need to transfer the windows (retail iirc) from the old one. I search about this topic and found that you ...
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How do i keep my windows 10 OEM license for later installation? [duplicate]

How do i keep my windows 10 OEM license incase i want to reinstall windows later; how do i make sure i can reinstall windows without paying ~$200 for a new license. I want to install Kubuntu 16 on a ...
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Windows 10 - Digital license after PC format

So I have this laptop that had Windows 7 original and I updated to Windows 10, so I got a digital key. Since 2 weeks ago my PC got infected and I formatted but I wasn't smart enough to see which ...
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Is a single Windows 10 license sufficient to native boot multiple differencing VHDs with a single parent VHD containing the Windows installation?

Windows 10 would only be installed into the single parent VHD, all others are just differencing VHDs. This is using native boot, not VMs.
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Are Office 365 “for Students” and the new Microsoft Imagine Premium allowed in commercial usage?

First quettion, I have trouble finding these EULA, I have tried to search with google but I can't find it https://www.microsoft.com/online/mosa/MOSA2014Agr(NA)(ENG)(Nov2014)(HTML).htm http://...
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Can I run virtual windows with my OEM license?

I'm currently running linux with windows dualboot. I've installed windows 10 successfully with my OEM Windows 7 Pro license that came together with my dell XPS, this was possible due to microsoft ...
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Moving Windows licence to another laptop [duplicate]

I have an old laptop (Lenovo e530), which came witn Windows 7 preinstalled. My new laptop arrived with Windows 10 preinstalled (Lenovo e550). I would like to put Windows 7 on my new laptop, too. Can I ...
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How convert IE Developer Windows VM to full version after buying a license?

I have been using the Windows ISO from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/ I recently purchased a full license and I want to convert that to a full Windows instead of ...
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Does Windows 10 OEM License will work if I replace the HDD and install the windows from Microsoft ISO [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 310 which sometimes going 100% Hard disk usage. I research on the internet and found out removing "system interface" software make work fine. I did it and performance of system ...
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How to access flexlm license thorugh another server

There is a server,lets call it mainserver running flexlm to distribute a license file. Now, Mainserver provides license only to specific mac addresses on the network. Let X be be a computer running ...

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