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It's not false. You're supposed to have to buy a new key when you upgrade/move to another computer. That's why there's an OEM version in the first place. The only reason people get away with the "call-MS-workaround" is because their CS is either lied to or they do it out of goodwill.

QFT. One of my friends use to be one of those CS. biggrin.gif

According to this friend though MS is starting to scrutinize cases wherein people seeking help for activating OEM. Apparently they're catching on to this and will be a little more strict about it.
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Just load the chipset drivers asap after installing the motherboard, you will be fine..
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