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This licensing brief helps explain the downgrade rights for the most commonly acquired systems License Terms granted by Microsoft Volume Licensing programs and how they compare with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and retail full-package product (FPP) license rights.
This brief replaces a previous version published in October 2013. It has been updated to reflect changes in Windows Enterprise edition licensing as of March 2014.
Downgrade rights for Microsoft Volume Licensing, OEM, and full-package product licenses(PDF, 282 KB)
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