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Da_Gopherboy
March 30th, 2011, 10:23 PM
So I've made the migration over to Ubuntu for a long term purpose. I am a business owner and still am required to run certain software (Quickbooks for example) that will not function with wine. I know that there are alternatives within the free community, but the time and money factor don't make it fesable to retain everyone and reenter all the data. So I want to install a VM running a copy of Windows Vista, I've already got VM properly installed. But here is the issue, I have several product keys from Microsoft for Vista, but I am lacking the discs. Is it possible to install Vista via an ISO or something? Or am I going to have to order that disc from Microsoft just to get my foot in the door?

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated! :D

-G

Copper Bezel
March 31st, 2011, 04:53 AM
It'd probably be easiest to get a disk. The product key from a specific device that came with an OEM Windows install is only a license for that install on that device.