Re: Vista Ultimate OEM reinstall question
Just tell them that you needed to replace your motherboard.
"P Renton" <PRenton@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Last week I built a system and installed and activated the Vista 64bit OEM
> OS. Within the hour after that my system began to occasionally
> reboot, lock-up and otherwise cease to function. In essence I never got
> use my new system. I have built similar systems with XP and never had a
> problem. I noticed that the Raid0 would fail and 1 of the HDD's in the
> would turned off. The MoBo is an Asus P5WD2 Premium and the HDD's are WD
> 2500KS. I have looked on several forums and have noted similar problems
> Vista and this MoBo and/or HDD combo. I would like to use a different
> certified" MoBo and Seagate HDD's then use the same OEM software. I
> that this will cause me to reactivate by phone. I hope that Microsoft will
> let me do this otherwise I just wasted the purchase of an OS. Any advice
> how to handle this?