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Old 12-12-2010, 05:30 PM   #11
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Hmm, hard choice.
I may just buy an OEM copy of Premium off ebuyer for 70. Then if my mobo went for any reason they should replace both the motherboard and OEM software.
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Then if my mobo went for any reason they should replace both the motherboard and OEM software.
OEM software does not need a new activation challenge if the motherboard is the exact brand/model.
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OEM software does not need a new activation challenge if the motherboard is the exact brand/model.
Ah that's great. Thanks for letting me know that, really helpful .
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