Windows 10: OEM windows licensing

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    OEM windows licensing


    who do we talk to in Microsoft for windows licensing for laptop manufacturer OEM?

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    zhi_135, Jun 29, 2020
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  2. Question On OEM Windows clean install......

    "Flavors" of Windows licenses

    Windows can be a little "odd" about license keys. There are at least 4 categories:
    • Retail
    • OEM
    • Volume (electronic download)
    • Corporate (no key needed)
    For guaranteed success, the license key and media should be in the same category. If you have retail media, you may not be able to install it using an OEM or Volume license key, even though the key is valid for that version of Windows. *Wtf :wtf: Apparently, this is part of Microsoft's anti-piracy scheme (i.e., all customers are guilty until proven innocent).
     
    Static~Charge, Jun 29, 2020
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  3. Windows 10 OEM Licensing

    Hi

    I have a few questions about windows 10 OEM licensing:

    1. Is OEM licensing acceptable for business use?
    2. What restrictions does OEM licensing have other than the transfer rights?
    3. Can the OS be reloaded without breaching the license agreement, and if so, can I also replace the HDD with an SSD?
    4. What other hardware upgrades can be done under OEM licensing?
    5. What would be a breach of OEM licensing?
    6. What benefits would a business get if they move to Microsoft 365 vs OEM?
    Thanks in advace
     
    Adriaan Rautenbach, Jun 29, 2020
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  4. OEM windows licensing

    Question about OEM licenses

    For an OEM license Windows, do I have to get a new Windows license everytime I upgrade the mobo? I read that it was tied to the BIOS. Thanks.
     
    runevirage, Jun 29, 2020
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