Can I install Windows 7 Pro on Windows 8 Pro Hyper-V with OEM Windows & Pro disc.

Can I install Windows 7 Pro on Windows 8 Pro Hyper-V with OEM Windows & Pro disc. I have a laptop windows Pro 8 and a lot of programs that I use is not compatible with 8. So, I enabled Hyper-V so that I can install Windows 7 Pro on the virtual machine, but I bought a bad DVD because it is an OEM. How can I can go about this.

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If it's a Windows 7 Professional OEM System Builder License, Yes, it will work fine.

The OEM of Windows 7 versions are identical to the versions commercial full license with the following exception:

-OEM versions don't offer any free direct support from Microsoft technical support Microsoft

-OEM Licenses are tied to the computer first you install and activate it on

-OEM versions allow all hardware upgrades except for an upgrade to a different model motherboard

-OEM versions does not move directly from an older Windows operating system

What is OEM software? :

http://support.Microsoft.com/GP/oemsupport_1/en-GB

Licensing FAQ:

http://www.Microsoft.com/OEM/en/licensing/sblicensing/pages/licensing_faq.aspx

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