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Question about moving the OS

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    Question about moving the OS


    This is just an inquiry, if anyone knows:
    Right now I boot 2 OS's on my lappy, one of them being Windows 8.... which I did the upgrade thing from 7 on. Now, if I decide I'd like to put this Windows 8 on a different machine of mine - is that something permitted with the licence? (I would be removing it from the laptop and therefore have no Microsoft OS on it anymore).
    Not that I plan to right now, I'd just like to know my options.(legal options)

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    North Wales
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    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    From what I can make out, Full licenses can be moved - upgrades cannot.
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