Solved OEM hardware change Tags: Hardware Windows 7 Hard Drives OEM Last response: September 29, 2012 9:13 AM in Windows 7 Share TechGeek_20 September 22, 2012 4:27:11 PM I have Windows 7 Home Premium OEM version, I have already changed my PSU and know i would like to add an SSD and replace my old HDD with the new HDD. Will it stop working if I do that? More about : oem hardware change Best solution ss202sl a b $ Windows 7 September 22, 2012 4:31:54 PM The OEM license is tied to the motherboard. You can replace or upgrade anything else without any issues. If your motherboard goes out, you can replace it with the same exact(model) board, and still be OK. TechGeek_20 September 29, 2012 9:13:09 AM Best answer selected by TechGeek_20. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows 7 OEM hardware limits ForumWhat hardware can be upgraded on a OEM OS? Forum"recent change in software/ hardware " please help ForumChange of Hardware /windows 8 ForumChanging Motherboards OEM W7 ForumWindows OEM hardware requirements ForumOem and Hardware Question ForumHow much hardware can change before a new Windows 7 disc is needed? ForumHow much hardware can change before a new Windows 7 disc is needed? ForumProduct key after hardware change ForumCHanging Motherboard with Win7 OEM version ForumWindows Fails to Start - Recent Hardware /Software Change Message ForumWindows 7 OEM ? ForumXp wont boot due to hardware change ForumOEM win 7 64 bit ForumUn-branded OEM Windows 7 - trying to upgrade to Ultimate ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine ForumWindows Blackscreens/ hardware faults while playing some games. ForumWindows will not reboot may be due to software change ForumHow do i change the password More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !