Dell Xp to Vista Upgrades

Dell desktops with Xp Media Centre Editions are currently being advertised with a free Vista Premium upgrade.

If I was to buy one of these machines then send off for the upgrade CD would I be able to leave the new PC with MCE on it and install the Vista upgrade onto my other Dell PC which has Xp pro on it?

  Diodorus Siculus 19:21 20 Nov 06

Probably yes, physically but I'm not sure about legally / morally...

Ah those morals again :-(

Been thinking about this - nothing in the paperwork I've got states that I have to install it on any particular computer - just if I but item "A" I get item "B" free.

No stipulation about how I use item "B"...................


  Diodorus Siculus 18:02 22 Nov 06

If you are given a full version of Vista, then I suppose you can put it onto any PC you wish; if it is OEM it will be for a particular piece of hardware.

Having said that, if you put it onto a different PC I don't expect MS to send the police round to look,.,

I'll hide the PC in a cupboard (just in case) :-)


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