Solved windows 8.1 oem reinstall help! Tags: OEM Hard Drives Windows 8 Last response: May 28, 2014 10:54 AM in Windows 8 Share fastkiller23 May 28, 2014 10:36:50 AM i have installed the oem version in my hdd now i want to reinstall windows in a new hdd the only thing that i will change is the hdd mobo will stay the same is that possible? More about : windows oem reinstall Reply to fastkiller23 Best solution SchizTech a b * Windows 8 May 28, 2014 10:49:27 AM It will reactivate on a new HDD with no problem. OEM Windows is tied to the motherboard, not hard drive. Reply to SchizTech Share fastkiller23 May 28, 2014 10:54:59 AM THANK GOD!!! i have an old 500gb toshiba hdd but now i will buy a new 1TB hdd WD BLACK EDITION with a samsung 128 gb ssd Reply to fastkiller23 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !