Upgrade win7 home premium OEM to win7 home premium full retail version on a SSD with new motherboard.

Hi. I have windows 7 home premium OEM on my ssd and I am gonna buy a new motherboard. Since the OEM version is tied to my motherboard, I¨m gonna buy a new windows 7 home premium retail version.

What do i do to get the retail version on the same ssd with the new motherboard ? Can I change the motherboard and plug in the ssd and set in the win 7 retail CD and do a clean install ? Can someone with experience tell me step by step how i should do this ? I'm just very confused , thank you :)
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  1. While yes it's a new mobo, when Win sees that it will tell you there's a change in hardware and that you need a new key, provide a phone number and a error code, you call pop in the error code, the computer will ask you how many systems the copy is installed on, you answer truthfully '1' and about 95% of the time they will just provide a new key and you are good to go
  2. Tradesman1 said:
    While yes it's a new mobo, when Win sees that it will tell you there's a change in hardware and that you need a new key, provide a phone number and a error code, you call pop in the error code, the computer will ask you how many systems the copy is installed on, you answer truthfully '1' and about 95% of the time they will just provide a new key and you are good to go


    Thank you. Now i just have to wait for the mobo.
  3. Drop us an update when you get it ;)
  4. Tradesman1 said:
    Drop us an update when you get it ;)


    Btw, my pc is Acer with Acer motherboard and the windows 7 is a OEM SLP, do i need to buy new windows when using the new motherboard ?
  5. I'd try as I mentioned, off hand I don't remember MS aver not reactivating Win to the new mobo
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