Downgrade Rights License for Windows 7 to Windows XP and Vista - Document

"OEM versions of Windows 7 Professional may be downgraded to either Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional. Similar end user downgrade rights are provided for following Windows operating systems pre-installed on a new PC (OEM versions): Windows 7 Professional Edition, Windows 7 Ultimate Edition, Windows Vista Business Edition, Windows Vista Ultimate Edition," Microsoft stated.Microsoft […]

"OEM versions of Windows 7 Professional may be downgraded to either Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional. Similar end user downgrade rights are provided for following Windows operating systems pre-installed on a new PC (OEM versions): Windows 7 Professional Edition, Windows 7 Ultimate Edition, Windows Vista Business Edition, Windows Vista Ultimate Edition," Microsoft stated.

Microsoft published a document designed to explain the downgrade rights associated with a range of its licenses, including Microsoft Select License, Open License, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) License, and Full-Packaged Product (FPP) License.

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