Windows xp licence transfer RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a toshiba satellite windows xp laptop which is still working fine except I dropped it an the body and dvd drive is broken and the HDD back cover is broken. I want to buy a new laptop preferably ASUS or HP with DOS. Can I transfer my

    Windows xp license onto the new laptop. I have the recovery CD which I had received with the machine

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013 3:31 PM


  • No - OEM Windows licenses are permanently locked to the machine on which they are first activated.

    Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth
    No - I do not work for Microsoft, or any of its contractors.

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013 3:50 PM