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Reinstall OEM W7 on SSD drive

my question is simple,i have installed windows 7 OEM on a 3.5 sata hard drive,if i add a SSD hard drive to my system can i use my OEM copy of windows without any issues???
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  1. You should not have an issue. the OEM license it tied to the motherboard not the HDD.
    If you do get activation issues then there is a phone activation number to call. Most issues are sorted with no issues.
    I know a lot of people who have done what you are proposing with no issues and further more I have not personally known anyone who did not get a reactivation from the phone number IF the on-line fails.

    Mactronix :)
  2. ok,thank you for your assistance
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    OEM versions of Windows 7 are identical to Full License Retail versions except for the following:

    - OEM versions do not offer any free Microsoft direct support from Microsoft support personnel

    - OEM licenses are tied to the very first computer you install and activate it on

    - OEM versions allow all hardware upgrades except for an upgrade to a different model motherboard

    - OEM versions cannot be used to directly upgrade from an older Windows operating system


    Microsoft.com ^
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