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Old 04-28-2012, 09:10 PM
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I'm creating DVD's of every Windows XP Vista, 7 32 and 64 bit OEM and Retail. I want to make sure I understand this correctly.

Not including any other version of XP I should need 7 disks to cover every reinstallation, 32 and 64 bit?

1) "Windows XP Home SP3 Retail" can activate "XP Home" OEM and Retail, using XP Key Update Tool.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...ne/product-key

2-3) "Windows Vista Retail 32-bit" can activate Vista, any version, OEM and Retail.
Change version using this method:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...ne/product-key

4-5) "Windows 7 32-Bit Retail" Can ONLY activate any version RETAIL only.
6-7) "Windows 7 32-Bit OEM" Can ONLY activate any version OEM only.
Change version using this method:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...ne/product-key

Do I just need to make sure that the ie.cfg look like this for OEM?

File ei.cfg
Located at D:\"Windows7disk"\sources on the DVD

This is the entry from Windows 7 32-bit OEM disk.

[EditionID]
HomePremium
[Channel]
OEM
[VL]
0

So basically can this be used to reactivate Windows 7 32-bit on Dell, HP, Acer, etc, with the correct product key?
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Old 04-28-2012, 09:34 PM
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Google All In One disks... you will only need 1 disk for Vista and 1 disk for Windows 7.
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Agree you only need 1 vista and 1 7 disc per platform x86 and x64

XP different beast and you need OEM and retail versions

There easy to get and burn
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You can use my program Windows XP PowerPacker to create an AiO XP disk too.
http://powerpacker.siginetsoftware.com

As well as my RVM Integrator to add All windows updates and third party utilities.
http://integrator.siginetsoftware.com
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Agree you only need 1 vista and 1 7 disc per platform x86 and x64
actually - you can have the x86 and x64 versions on the same disk also

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...sc-create.html
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I use a Vista all in one and a win7 45 - in one has both 32, 64
anything that makes things easier
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XP 32 in 1 (OEM+Retail)
Vista x64 + x86 (Includes all versions on 1 iso)
Win 7 x64 and x86 with ei removed (choose version)

Vista and win7 take both OEM and Retail keys as standard.

3 ISO's and i have all the operating system i really need. Plus they're all slipstreamed with the latest updates and service packs.


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