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Which is the best one to buy in the windows 7 operating system. Everything I read says that the OEM version should not be on the market as it is only good for one computer with no support?
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  1. There is no difference between the OEM version and the Retail version of Windows (In features anyway) But I'm pretty sure that with OEM copies must buy a piece of important hardware (Motherboard,CPU and etc)
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    Once you install an OEM copy, it is tied to that mobo. You can switch HDD's and other periph's, but if you get a new motherboard, you'll have to call and see if you can get them to give you a new key. Usually they will, but it's not 100% sure. As far as support, no, you can't call microsoft and ask them questions. But have you ever done that? :)
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