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09 Apr 2012  

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
Refurbished PC Purchase - OEM Product Key - Legitimate?

This is my first post here. I recently bought a refurbished PC. It's one that was likely used in an office situation. It was originally loaded with Windows XP Professional. Now it has a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium. I got a really good price on the computer and I would just like to be sure that the software on it is genuine and legitimate. I looked up on the "System" tab in the Control Panel and saw that it has the Genuine Windows Logo down there. It says windows is activated but I noticed that the Product ID has "OEM" in it. I was under the impression that only "Pre-loaded" pc's coming directly from the manufacturer had OEM product Id's and Keys. Is this a clue that the software is NOT Legitimate? Are there any other ways to tell if the software is Legit?

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