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OEM versions need a fresh re-install but as far as I know, you can simply re-activate the retail versions. Don't quote me on that though, but I'm fairly confident that this is right.
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Ok so by the sounds of it, this is a luck of the draw type thing... and my luck sucks...
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I would Wipe and fresh OS re-install will save days of troubleshooting later on. It is faster and save a lot of times to do it right from the start. It didn't work for me with just removing drivers and registry cleaning/editing. Maybe some who really knows can write down a complete list of what to do without having to wipe and do a fresh OS install.
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