What version of Windows 7 is best for me?

i want to use my windows 7 ultimate upgrade cause i was going to use it on a computer that broke.Now i want to use it as a virtual machine but i need a full version and then do a anytime upgrade to ultimate.I want the cheapest windows os to be able to use a ultimate virtual machine.I was wondering if i could use windows 7 starter or windows vista basic.by the way i want to do this on a imac.
Windows 7 Starter is an OEM product that is bundled with new systems only. Windows Vista Home Basic is a retail product, so you could use that in a virtual machine if you are able to obtain a license for it. Windows 7 Home Basic is sold in certain emerging markets such as India and contains certain activation restrictions.
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Last updated January 15, 2020 Views 286 Applies to: