Re: Muddy Waters
Well, considering that Microsoft refuses to sell Windows XP anymore under any circumstances, they can't really complain when you use your copy on another machine. But that's just my opinion. :-)
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In reply to: Re: Muddy Waters
posted by Tarbolde
The most concise description that I know of regarding the differences between Retail and OEM licenses is at this link:
Full Retail Versions are also known as 'FPP', meaning Full-Packaged Product or Full Purchase Price. They're sold in a cardboard box that contains a folder with the CD, key, and documentation inside.
OEM versions are sold in combination with a new PC or piece of hardware and are packaged in a paper sleeve on a piece of shrink-wrapped cardboard.
There's a good Q&A about the OEM EULA here: