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I purchased windows xp to upgrade my pc. It has now a ruined motherboard so i would like to use my windows xp on another pc. how can i do this? RRS feed

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  • I want to use my windows xp cd on another pc.  how can my lilcense be made valid again?
    Sunday, October 10, 2010 4:58 PM

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  • "janejuly" wrote in message news:37e0d71d-e999-4afa-a073-0e640c2469c6...
    I want to use my windows xp cd on another pc.  how can my lilcense be made valid again?
    Assuming you bought an Upgrade version, it needs a fully-licensed system to upgrade from.
    If you bought a Full version - then simply install it and try activation - it may need telephone activation
    If it was an OEM version of XP, the license cannot be transferred to another PC/

     
     

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    Sunday, October 10, 2010 5:39 PM
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