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  • i removed this hard drive with windows xp all ready installed from a batch of towers in a scrap bin, now im being asked to validate the copy ov windows but i dont have the validation key, what can i do to resolve this, thanks, jay
    Friday, April 6, 2007 6:39 AM

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  • Big Jay,

    Removing a hard disk from a scrapped computer is not an approved method for acquiring a license to run Windows XP.  Purchase a genuine retail copy at your favorite store.

     

    Friday, April 6, 2007 3:17 PM

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  • How to replace lost, broken, or missing Microsoft software or hardware
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326246/en-us

    Friday, April 6, 2007 1:40 PM
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  • Big Jay,

    Removing a hard disk from a scrapped computer is not an approved method for acquiring a license to run Windows XP.  Purchase a genuine retail copy at your favorite store.

     

    Friday, April 6, 2007 3:17 PM