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Author Topic: Windows 8 - Upgrade or Fresh Install  (Read 17950 times)
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« Reply #15 on: June 17, 2013, 02:07:40 pm »

Thanks for the advices, guys. Great help! Now it should be plain sailing for my brother. I just tell him to read through this thread before starting the installation.
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« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2013, 02:22:27 pm »

Hi Alain, it wasn't the case with W7 but does indeed seem to be the case with W8:

http://www.microsoft.com/oem/en/licensing/sblicensing/Pages/personal-use-license.aspx#fbid=YY8Sb0hgRSM

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Thanks Mani Happy It seems that this is the part where it confirms that we can move our OEM license to another computer:

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Can I transfer the software to another computer or user? You may transfer the software to another computer that belongs to you. You may also transfer the software (together with the license) to a computer owned by someone else if a) you are the first licensed user of the software and b) the new user agrees to the terms of this agreement. To make that transfer, you must transfer the original media, the certificate of authenticity, the product key and the proof of purchase directly to that other person, without retaining any copies of the software. You may use the backup copy we allow you to make or the media that the software came on to transfer the software. Anytime you transfer the software to a new computer, you must remove the software from the prior computer. You may not transfer the software to share licenses between computers. You may transfer Get Genuine Windows software, Pro Pack or Media Center Pack software only together with the licensed computer.
It seems that Microsoft is changing for "MicroSOFTER" Wink

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