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OEM W7 versus Microsoft W7 - length of support question


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#1 RolandJS

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Posted 24 April 2016 - 10:11 AM

hamlius, dc3, anybody -- do you know if the following scenario is true or not?  Both an OEM Windows 7 owner [license-holder] and a Microsoft Windows 7 owner [license-holder] receive Windows Updates, and both go to various Microsoft web sites to add things to their OS.  Does Microsoft have a shorter time period of support for OEM W7 folks than for Microsoft W7 folks?  Reason for asking:  Over a year and a half ago, when I had OEM W8, when I searched Microsoft web sites, it seemed to me that OEM Windows offers just did not "last" as long as Microsoft Windows offers.


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