> Say I buy a new computer, or replace the motherboard of this one. Will my
> product key not be good anymore? Am I expected to buy a new copy of Windows
> if I get a new computer, or can I verify my identity as a previous customer
It depends entirely upon the sopecific type of Windows license you
If you purchased the more expensive, but transferable retail license,
than you can transfer it to new computers as often as you like, so long
as it is installed only upon one computer at any given time.
If you purchased a much cheaper OEM license, such as come pre-installed
on many computers from the factory, however, you may not legitimately
transfer it to any other computer, under any circumstances. It's a
simple case of "getting what you pay for."
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