Not quite. There is a Family Upgrade offering that lets you buy two
additional Vista Home Premium licenses for $50 each after you buy a retail
copy of Vista Ultimate. That is true, and these two additional copies will
be upgrade copies to use on other computers in your home.
Richard G. Harper [MVP Shell/User] email@example.com
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"Squibbly" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>i thought i heard that if you buy the ultimate version you would be able to
>buy the premium times 2 at $50 a go, is that true?
> "Jupiter Jones [MVP]" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Your retail DVD is not the same as Windows Anytime Upgrade.
>> If you want to use Windows Anytime Upgrade:
>> To use your retail DVD, insert it and follow the prompts to upgrade.
>> You will need to use retail Ultimate key.
>> Jupiter Jones [MVP]
>> "Kayle" <Kayle@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> I just recieved a new Dell Computer with Vista Home Basic on it. I have
>>> retail version of Windows Vista Ultimate, so can I pop in the Windows
>>> Upgrade disk, type in my CD-KEY, and upgrade?? Or will I have to do a
>>> install with my Windows Vista Ultimate??