RE: New Motherboard - OEM Vista ???
Speaking from a recent expieriance, if you do replace your Mobo's with the
exact same Mobo, then there should be no need to reactivate your Installed
Vista, as Vista will view it as the same Mobo and automaticaly download the
drivers for the board, just had a technician replace my Mobo \same board/
and no prob all done in about 15 min then up and running, no need for
reactivating, should only be a need for that if you use a differant
board, and then you may have to do a telephone activation, if they
"Microsoft" allow,, once you have explained your problem and need for
"Jean B." wrote:
> We have three computers that just got zapped by lightning. Two of them
> were running Vista OEM Business edition.
> My question is: If we buy new motherboards to fix these machines, will
> we also need to buy new copies of Vista OEM Business, or can we just
> reactivate with the new motherboards? The hard drives (with Vista
> already installed) will remain unchanged.
> Thanks in advance,