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Does the windows system builders version of win 7 allow you to install it more than once?
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Yes. Not on multiple machines though.
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You can re-install it as many times as you want but it is for one pc.
If you scrap your pc and build a new one, you can install it on the new one as long as you dont attempt to use the single licence on more than one computer at a time.
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simply put....yes, but only one pc at a time.
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OEM (System builder) means that particular key provided with that copy of Windows 7 is tied directly to the motherboard.

You can change anything hardware wise on that PC except the motherboard. Should you change the motherboard you will be required to obtain a new license.
    
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Originally Posted by bob808 View Post
You can re-install it as many times as you want but it is for one pc.
If you scrap your pc and build a new one, you can install it on the new one as long as you dont attempt to use the single licence on more than one computer at a time.
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Originally Posted by srsdude View Post
Yes. Not on multiple machines though.
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Originally Posted by FREELINE57 View Post
simply put....yes, but only one pc at a time.
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
OEM (System builder) means that particular key provided with that copy of Windows 7 is tied directly to the motherboard.

You can change anything hardware wise on that PC except the motherboard. Should you change the motherboard you will be required to obtain a new license.
Yes

See THIS POST
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@ blupupher

Some day people will get it, some day...
    
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
Some day people will get it, some day...
LOL, yea, well.

The OEM info post was created 4 years ago (tomorrow), and people still don't know.

When I came here I was like many, just figured I could use it again. But now that I know, just try to help others understand. OEM is cheaper for several reasons, this just being one of the biggest ones.
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