Boot Camp (MAC)

  PC Advisor Fan 11:06 09 Jun 2010

I am looking to purchase a macbook laptop but before I do I also need to purchase Windows 7 OS to use with boot camp as I will need to use some Windows applications.

Should I buy a oem or retail copy?

  northumbria61 11:55 09 Jun 2010

This is my understandinof it -

OEM versions of Windows 7 are identical to Full License Retail versions except for the following:

OEM versions do not offer any free Microsoft direct support from Microsoft support personnel

OEM licenses are tied to the very first computer you install and activate it on

OEM versions allow all hardware upgrades except for an upgrade to a different model motherboard

OEM versions cannot be used to directly upgrade from an older Windows operating system

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