Windows Vista

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Which place sell windows vista

by rendy78f9b194 / October 5, 2013 4:57 AM PDT

Hi guys,

I have a laptop installed windows vista original and has a license, but my laptop is broken. I intend to sell licenses vista windows I have. question: where can I sell it and how much can I market?

besides how good deal if you get a buyer. I expect any help, advice or opinions about my problem.

Thank you

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Re: license
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 5, 2013 5:00 AM PDT

If it's an OEM license that came with the laptop when you bought it, it's tied to the machine and dies with the machine. So then the value is exactly 0.

If it's a retail version, it's not worth much, since nobody wants Vista since Windows 7 came out in 2010.

Kees

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And ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 5, 2013 5:02 AM PDT

in your first post you wrote you're a teacher busy starting a computer/laptop/tablet shop. So why not sell it in your own shop?

Kees

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laptop damaged (not work)
by rendy78f9b194 / October 5, 2013 5:12 AM PDT
In reply to: And ...

W vista was attached to the laptop.
license means it sticks to the leptop and no one can take it?

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May be useful to those witch exact same laptop?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2013 5:19 AM PDT
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Re: license
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 5, 2013 5:20 AM PDT

The fact that it's linked to the hardware is one of the reasons that such an OEM Windows is much cheaper than a retail version that can be moved to another machine.

The other reason is that the OEM is supposed to support it, not Microsoft itself.

Kees

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The usual laptop OS license dies with the laptop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2013 5:08 AM PDT
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laptop broken
by rendy78f9b194 / October 5, 2013 5:44 AM PDT

if the software not work can still re install, but I'm referring to not work is because in the slam destroyed by my son.
and I think it is possible only license that can be saved and can be sold (maybe) ... but after reading the replies I was wrong Grin

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Parts.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2013 7:19 AM PDT
In reply to: laptop broken

If you look around Ebay you see folks selling off laptop parts. It may sound incredible but you can find bits that you would never expect to have value to be out there.
Bob

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