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|Licensing Windows 7 Professional for PCs|
|Wednesday, 08 February 2012|
This article summarizes the licensing rules for running Windows 7 Professional on PCs (including laptops) and outlines the most important Windows 7 Professional license purchase options for large organizations. It does not discuss Windows 7 licensing for virtual desktop infrastructure, which requires substantially different license types and purchase decisions. The article is part of a series of Windows 7 licensing articles for large organizations that will also discuss how to choose among Windows 7 editions for PCs, how to evaluate SA coverage for Windows 7 PCs, and how to select volume licensing programs for Windows 7 license and SA purchases.
Sections in the Microsoft Windows 7 Licensing Report