VMware + WindowsXP guest + license?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon May 7 16:39:16 UTC 2007

Albert Charron wrote:

> Tomoki Taniguchi wrote:
>> Do you still need a new license even if I make the laptop completely
>> linux and the only copy of windows i will be running is under VMware?
> Yes you need a new license.  As I said, the OEM license will only
> validate on the original hardware.  The EULA forbids you to transfer it
> to another "machine" (VMWare is considered as a machine here)...
Again, you don't know what you're talking about.  At the _very_ least you
have to ask where he is.  That is a _tenuous_ legal situation in the US,
it's completely wrong in Canada and I'm fairly confident it isn't true in

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