none
windows 7 key doubts RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have got a windows 7 cd from my friend and i have a key from my MSDN account. should i download the iso file or can i use this key on windows 7 loaded from cd i borrowed from my friend ?

    Saturday, July 23, 2011 11:41 AM

Answers

  • Thanks for your question spydecam.  I dont know where your friend got their CD, so I can't say for sure.  MSDN licenses you to use Windows 7 for development purposes only, but if the key works, using your friends CD rather than an ISO you've downloaded from MSDN should not cause a licensing issue. Unless, of course, you're doing non-development activities, in which case it would.

    Thanks,
    Mike 


    MSDN and TechNet Subscriptions Support
    Read the Subscriptions Blog!
    Monday, July 25, 2011 6:56 PM
    Moderator