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Old 07-30-2008, 05:39 PM   #1
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Default Vista OEM and upgrading.

Alright I heard that with Vista OEM that it attaches to your hardware and if you change anything drastic then it will no longer work. So I wanted to buy a new mobo, sound card, hard drive(secondary), Case, Power Supply, and probably a video card somewhere down the line. Would this also require me to buy a new copy of Vista 32Bit OEM?
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Old 07-30-2008, 05:47 PM   #2
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Default Re: Vista OEM and upgrading.

I've changed my motherboard, CPU and GPU out a couple of times and I've never had a problem.

If you do drastically change the hardware, all you need to do is to make a quick call to M$ and they will give you a new key. You don't need to buy a new copy if you're only installing it on one machine.
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Old 07-30-2008, 06:00 PM   #3
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Alright cool I will do that.
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Woah i never thought about that when i changed my gfx card
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