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Used Windows Vista Home Basic disc

by valhom / November 17, 2012 5:31 AM PST

Hey guys. A few years back I had a laptop in a local repair shop. And they had to re-install Windows vista on it. I still have the disc, case, and paper inserts with it they gave to me when I picked the computer up. I don't own the laptop anymore. I was wondering if this disc is still worthy and able to be resold like on eBay? The disc is in pretty decent shape. Thanks.

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What stopped you?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 5:41 AM PST

Ebay is like a garage sale. Put it out there and be clear you are not offering anything you can't stand behind. Think about AS-IS?

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If it is an OEM ...
by Edward ODaniel / November 17, 2012 9:16 AM PST

disk selling it would be a violation of the terms of the license (an OEM installation lives and dies with the motherboard of the computer it was activated on) but if it is a retail disk you can re-sell it as long as it is no longer installed on any other PC.

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