Windows 7, ISO images and versions, i need some clarification

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by endlesslyonline, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. endlesslyonline

    endlesslyonline MDL Junior Member

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    #1 endlesslyonline, Mar 23, 2012
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  2. FreeStyler

    FreeStyler MDL Guru

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    The VL build can be activated by KMS as well, retail/oem builds can not
     
  3. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Little mistake... retail/oem builds of Professional can also be activated via KMS if proper gvlk key is installed. VL builds have the gvlk key pre-installed. In fact Professional is the only version that supports retail, oem & VL licensing together.

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  5. endlesslyonline

    endlesslyonline MDL Junior Member

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    OK? So what exactly is the difference then between the two ISO's ?
     
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    venu MDL Addicted

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    You can use either iso to install win7 pro. To activate via kms, you'll need to install a key manually with the non vl while with the vl, the key is automatically installed. Long and short, you can use either, you'll NOT be stuck.
     
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  8. Tito

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    The VL one has KMS key integrated; on the other hand the other one has retail 30 day trial key integrated.
     
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