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    My wifes computer totaly crashed motherboard and hardrive. I have built another computer and am ready to fire it up. can i use the oprating system from the old computer that crashed in the new system?
    Sunday, February 24, 2008 6:41 PM

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  • John Frederickson,

     

    Only full retail licenses for XP can be moved from one computer to another.

     

    Monday, February 25, 2008 3:22 AM

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  • John Frederickson,

     

    Only full retail licenses for XP can be moved from one computer to another.

     

    Monday, February 25, 2008 3:22 AM
  • so the operating system dies with the computer when it dies???

     

    Monday, February 25, 2008 5:59 AM
  • MS way of making sure you dont transfer XP to multiple machines when you bought a single use key. It can be annoying and you may be able to talk to someone at MS to see if it is possible to do so I doubt it you may be told to shell out money for a new copy of XP if so go PRO or use a different OS.

    Monday, February 25, 2008 3:19 PM