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what , in plain language, does this agreement mean ?
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=134165
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It means that they give you the right to install that XPMCE on one computer. . whether it be prebuilt, or a hard drive, but installed only once. . . .

most OEM's come with a CD and key and are still good if you uninstall/reformat/reinstall w/o hardware changes. . . otherwise you'll have to confirm your hardware changes with M$
 
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post #3 of 7
It means, the company who sold you the OEM license is responsible for Windows XP support.

If you buy the retail version, you get, I believe, 90 days of free support from M$.
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Also since it's oem I think it's good to install on only one motherboard? I didn't read it but that's what I heard.
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post #5 of 7
All XP licenses are for one computer. You can change the Mobo all you want. I've done it 5 or 6 times and had to call in each time. My license is OEM.
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I've changed everything excpept my motherboard lol...and it still works after reinstalling like 10 times....
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Originally Posted by Sideburns
I've changed everything excpept my motherboard lol...and it still works after reinstalling like 10 times....
Yeah....again, everytime I've called M$ for tech support, their only two questions were: When did you buy it and is it OEM. When I give them my license code, they can see if it's OEM and they will INFORM you of the 100$ (or 150$...can't remember) charge because you didn't purchase a retail copy.
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