Will OEM Key Work On Dell or Otherwise Motherboard

I am pulling parts together to build someone a computer. I want to buy an OEM copy of Windows 7 Home Premium. The motherboards I have are all OEM from Dell, HP, etc. Will a new OEM key work with these OEM motherboards?
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jcimarronCommented:
rbudj --
"Will a new OEM key work with these OEM motherboards?"

My first reaction is "Sure why not"?  If you are building a new PC an OEM Win 7 should work.  
The issue might be what product key will you use?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you purchase an OEM license from a Microsoft source, you can install it on any machine you wish. You cannot get help (but you can get help here). And you can only install on that system. You cannot install it on another system.
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rbudjAuthor Commented:
John, that's what I was thinking but I was not sure. I did not know if a motherboard by a major OEM like Dell would interfere with me installing an OEM version of Windows. Technically, I am building a new computer from spare parts. I also understand that once installed correctly to a motherboard, I cannot install it to a different one. I do appreciate the confirmation.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I have used OEM kits on Lenovo with no issue. So long as you get the drivers, Dell should be no issue.
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rbudjAuthor Commented:
Super! I will order the key and come back to close. Thanks both for the help.
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nobusCommented:
i have don' it on different brands and models- no problem
install OS - (turn off updates) -  then drivers - then software is my way of doing it
only when all is finished, i turn on updates (otherwise they interfere with the installations)
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rbudjAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@rbudj  - Thanks and I was happy to help.
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jcimarronCommented:
rbudj--
Glad to hear all is well.  
Just a little disappointed that you gave no credit to my post http:#a40242686 
If you had responded by telling us the Amazon site URL we/you would know you had an appropriate Win7 Product Key.
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