You guys are right. If it's an OEM version, it will only allow to use the recorder type it was bundled with. So if you buy Nero with a Liteon, it will not work with a Plextor or vice versa. But lately Ahead seem to have changed this system.
Also it's true that selling bundled software out of the bundle is illeagal.
Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage;
Minds innocent and quiet take
That for an hermitage;
If I have freedom in my love,
And in my soul am free,
Angels alone that soar above
Enjoy such liberty. - Richard Lovelace