HP Pavilion dv6-1200 Entertainment Notebook PC ser

  Allan RISC OS user 17:09 22 Dec 09

I could buy a HP Pavilion dv6-1200 Entertainment Notebook PC series - direct from HP at a discounted price, however, it has Vista Installed and no mention of a Windows 7 upgrade.

If I were to purchase it and installed my copy of Windows 7 which at present is installed on my desktop machine and reinstalled Windows XP on the desktop machine would I be breaking the copy right or some thing.

It is a genuine copy of Windows 7, but I have registered it as installed on the Desktop.

  GaT7 17:11 22 Dec 09

Yes, you can do that, as long as they're (i.e. XP & Win7) both retail copies.

How much will you be buying it for? If you use voucher code VCCODEHP at checkout, it'll take a further 10% off. G

  woodchip 17:17 22 Dec 09

Check HP for money back a lot are doing it for the Holydays

  woodchip 17:19 22 Dec 09

Holidays not Holydays

  Allan RISC OS user 18:20 22 Dec 09

I can get it for £449, but I have not as yet checked anywhere else.

The Windows XP came installed on the Desktop Machine and I purchased the Windows 7 from Dabs .com its OEM it has only been installed on the desktop which did have XP from new.

  GaT7 18:33 22 Dec 09

It'll be OK to reinstall XP on the desktop.

However, as the Win7 is OEM, you may find it a problem to install & activate it on another machine if it has been activated on the desktop.

£449 is the same price I found it at, which makes it just over £400 with the voucher code. G

  Allan RISC OS user 12:23 26 Dec 09

Thanks for your help.

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