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When MS launched the new Licensing program, I asked a MS certified retailer here in Denmark about the OEM license, where the license is tied to one single machine. I asked, "What is 'a machine', and when is there room for upgrades?"

I tried to put the case to the test, and finally received an answer (thou they would not give it to me in writing) that the machine was still considered an original until you changed / replaced / upgraded "electrified" component no. 7. I tried further to get a description of "what is a component" thinking of parts like "Motherboard/BIOS" / "CPU/Fan" / "Case Airflow Fan(s)" etc. but they finally gave up answering my questions, settling for "We will have to see, when the problem occurs".