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jwil1
31-10-2008, 09:10 AM
Hi all,

Client wants to buy a copy of Vista 64 bit (as they have 4gb of RAM) but also want to have a 32 bit environment they can use if a program won't run properly under 64 bit Vista.

Can they legally have both Windows Vista 32 and 64 bit dual booting on the one Vista license?

Speedy Gonzales
31-10-2008, 09:16 AM
If both have their own cd keys to install it, I cant see why not

It not programs, you have to worry about, its the drivers

GameJunkie
31-10-2008, 09:21 AM
it doesnt appear to be possible .on a vista forum a senior member says that in order to have the 64-bit version you must revoke the 32-bit key

wainuitech
31-10-2008, 09:38 AM
As Long as you have two separate drives, or one drive partitioned into two you should be able to put it on both and dual boot - more than likely you will need a separate license for each version of the OS's 32 & 64 Bit.