OEM license question

  Thalmus 15:27 30 Jan 06

I have a computer that has a Dell OEM License of windows 2000. This computer is now dead. Can i transfer this license to another Dell Pc?

  vinnyT 15:32 30 Jan 06

No- the oem licence will have been for the original pc, when the pc died the windows 2000 oem licence died with it.

That's the legal position anyway, I don't think the W2000 os had the same validation process as xp has, so you could prob install it, but it wouldn't be a legal copy.

Hope this helps.

  spuds 15:35 30 Jan 06

Officially no,the license and product was for the computer that it was installed on.

  Thalmus 15:57 30 Jan 06

ok, thanks guys

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