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Re: Muddy Waters

Posted by Tricob on .
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. :-)

- Tricob.

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In reply to: Re: Muddy Waters posted by Tarbolde on .
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:


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