RE: Vista retail and OEM questiom
> I've got 2 versions of Vista Ultimate. One is the retail version that comes
> with both the 64 bit and 32 bit versions. The other is an OEM 64 bit
> version. I installed the 64 bit retail version on my main desktop computer
> and activated it. Everything works great. When I got the 64 bit OEM version,
> I loaded it up on my laptop but didn't activate it yet as I had alot of
> issues with drivers. Since I couldn't find enough drivers, I decided to see
> if the 32 bit retail version had any better luck with drivers. Lo and behold
> it did. Everything is working great now on my laptop. So, here's what I'd
> like to do. I'd like to use the 32 bit retail version on my laptop and then
> uninstall the 64 bit retail version on my desktop and install the 64 bit OEM
> version on my desktop. Will I have activation problems with the 32 bit
> version now on my laptop?
> No, you should not have any problem activating the 32bit on your laptop, since you're already uninstalled the other one on your desktop. But if you do, I guess you going to have to call Microsoft to resolve it.