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Originally Posted by Crazy9000
however, the vista limitation will be just as tripable as the xp one (i've had xp do it twice)
I've had XP do it like 5 times. It's the same every time though, just call them up and and they give you a new activation code.
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I think I'd rather wait for the final word and by that I mean, from Microsoft itself. Too many people speculating what will happen and what won't happen, so let's just see what really MS is upto, guessing is not an option here.
post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
I've had XP do it like 5 times. It's the same every time though, just call them up and and they give you a new activation code.

This was driven into the ground on another thread:
1) OEM license is specific to that hardware. Re-install all you like, just don't change the moterboard.
2) Retail (enthusiast) license is open to any hardware changes. It's a "floating" license to be re-used at will on any computer as long as it's only on one computer at a time.

What was freaking everyone out was #2 being changed to #1. And that is apparently not true.
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Why are you saying that it isn't true? Go to M$'s website and read the license for yourself - it clearly limits transfers to one per license. This doesn't come from some analyst - it comes directly from M$.

Look for yourself - it can be found here

Read section 15
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Why are you saying that it isn't true? Go to M$'s website and read the license for yourself - it clearly limits transfers to one per license. This doesn't come from some analyst - it comes directly from M$.

Look for yourself - it can be found here

Read section 15

You are looking at one revision of the EULA. We have to wait for the "Enthusiast" EULA. I'm sure it will be expensive.
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post #16 of 23
LOL
the other day every was hating Vista and now today its back to wanting it.
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post #17 of 23
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LOL
the other day every was hating Vista and now today its back to wanting it.

I don't love it, I just want the option without living in fear of the M$ thought police.
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post #18 of 23
I will still wait for final word from MS. Seems like there's alot of rumors going on for anybody to finalize a decision.
    
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post #19 of 23
this is directly from M$. it may change if there is enough of an outcry - but as things stand the License terms state that there is one transfer and one transfer only

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Originally Posted by FrankenPC
You are looking at one revision of the EULA. We have to wait for the "Enthusiast" EULA. I'm sure it will be expensive.
I'm not sure what you mean by enthusiast eula - but the retail license is the license targeted towards enthusiasts - and that's the license they posted. that's the license that restricts you to one transfer
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