Computer Forums How many computers can OEM OS work on

 01-17-2006, 11:19 PM #1 Daemon Poster   Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 572 How many computers can OEM OS work on I just bought an oem version of windows xp pro, and i have two machines that need an os, i was wondering whether i can install that same copy of windows xp pro on both machines and activate them both, or do i need to buy another copy. also if OEM can only be installed on one computer, can retail be installed on two? __________________ __________________
 01-17-2006, 11:30 PM #2 Golden Master     Join Date: Jul 2005 Posts: 7,459 Re: How many computers can OEM OS work on I think u are allowed install both of them in 1 computer. The retail one u are allowed to install on another computer after u have uninstalled it from the 1st computer, so it can be on one pc at a time. Anything else is illegal. Atleast thats what I remember. __________________ __________________ 0_o
 01-18-2006, 12:06 AM #3 Daemon Poster     Join Date: Dec 2005 Posts: 585 Re: How many computers can OEM OS work on No, Windows XP can only be installed on 1 computer at one time. __________________ i5 750@3.8GHz [24/7] \\ 4GB G.Skill Ripjaws \\ 640GB WD Black + External Storage \\ HD5770 \\ Win7 x64 \\all housed in a neat little P180 mini.