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Let's say that for some reason my system was not too legal after all, but I want to make it legit.

Can I buy a copy of Vista x64 and just use that key with the one already installed in the computer ?

I don't want to reformat, I just want to make mine legal.

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yeah as long as it is the same version ultimate retail or ultimate oem. to do this right click on computer and select properties then at the bottom of the screen seclect change serial key
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as long as you buy a vista key that corresponds to the version of vista that you have, you can just enter the key and it will become legit with no repercussion.
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how can I find out what version I have... I know it's ultimate x64, but dunno if it's retail or oem

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It doesn't matter, from what I understand.

Now in most OS versions of Vista/SP3 for XP:

The key determines what package or build you are getting. Now only the CD determines, X86 or x64, OEM, Retail, etc.

Correct me if I am wrong. This was just my understanding.

If this is incorrect I would suggest you look at google and try searching. Sorry I couldn't be more helpful with this, as I am currently installing redoing an XP installation, and later installing x64 Vista.

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