Re: Buying OEM, and using it after a full upgrade?
If you call the activation line and explain what happened, they will ask you
if the OS is installed on only one computer. If you say yes, they will most
likely re-activate it for you. Their goal is to stop people from mass
stealing not the people who have legitimate issues with a PC. I have called
them with XP activation many times and I don't believe it their actions will
But I could be wrong :-(
"Sed Wer" <SedWer@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> So if I buy a Retail Version do I will be able to upgrade my motherboard
> hard drive without needing to buy a new license?