Reinstalling Vista with OEM copy?

liquidsnakerna

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Ok, so I built my system about a year ago and put a system builers OEM copy of 32 bit vista on it. My hard drive is getting cluttered and I want to do a fresh install. Is it just as easy as inserting the disk and reinstalling? Or, will I run into problems because I have a system builders OEM copy?
 

ozarkamax

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it will work just fine... when you pay for the retail copy you are paying for customer support as well.

Bottom line is, if something goes screwy with drivers or the vista install with a oem/ systembuilders copy microsoft wont do jack. not that they ever helped anyway.
 

liquidsnakerna

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ok, thanks for the info.

If I upgrade my motherboard and get some new hardware, will it still work? Or do I have to buy another OEM copy?