On 28 December 2017 at 09:31, Cy Schubert <> wrote:
> I've had no issues when I p2v Windows partitions. In the case of my laptop, 
> which has 3 FreeBSD partitions and a Windows partition, I've had no licensing 
> issues interchangeably booting it under VirtualBox under FreeBSD or on the 
> bare metal.

Key activation != licensing.
Just because you can move it to another machine or P2V it without
needing to re-activate it doesn't mean you're licensed to use it
either in a VM or on a new machine.
Microsoft licensing can be quite opaque, so if you're doing this in a
corporate environment make sure you get the appropriate advise to
ensure you're properly licensed.
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