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davidmmac
12-11-2008, 06:47 PM
Does anyone know of any problems that may occur when purchasing oem software, in particular concerning Windows Vista? I am looking into buying a copy of home premium off either playtech.co.nz or ascent.co.nz, as I have delt with both before, and both were excellent.

gary67
12-11-2008, 07:29 PM
Only that you might need to purchase some piece of hardware too

jwil1
12-11-2008, 08:56 PM
And you can't transfer the license for OEM Vista to another computer, like you can with the retail versions.

Tony
13-11-2008, 05:03 PM
And you can't transfer the license for OEM Vista to another computer, like you can with the retail versions.I just rebuilt a PC (new mobo and processor, more memory, same HDD) and reinstalled OEM Vista no problem.

zcc
15-11-2008, 12:11 AM
never a problem from ascent, vista ultimate and still working 18 months later.
Time for a reformat and reinstall me thinks...