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Old 07-04-2010, 05:57 PM   #1
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Default OEM vs normal Windows 7

There is a good price on Windows 7 at a local place but it's the OEM version.

How much difference would this make to someone who doesn't know a ton about computers? I am capable of installing windows as I have before, but as for serious technical issues, no.
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Old 07-04-2010, 06:18 PM   #2
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Default Re: OEM vs normal Windows 7

The only real difference is that you can't transfer the OEM license between computers - on the full one you can a certain number of times (at least this used to be the case.)

Apart from that, it's just fancy packaging
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O.k. that is great. I only have one computer and don't plan to buy another one for a couple years at least.
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