troubleshooting Question

Am I required to use the OEM Preinstallation Kit?

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Donnie616Flag for United States of America asked on
Windows OSWindows Vista
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Hi,

I just bought a legal OEM System Builder One Pack for Vista Ultimate.  I am not a system builder.  I just wanted this for my own personal machine that I built.  Question is:  Do I need to use the OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK) before I install Vista?  OR can I just install Vista in a normal old- fashioned way, then activate it.  I know nothing about this OPK.
SP 1 came with it.  I will not even open the package until I am sure, in case I have to return it.
I thought the price was too good to be true.

Thanks in advance

Donnie616
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