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Old 11-27-2005, 09:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I normally had a 12GB hard drive (at least that's what it said on our computer), but I bought a 120GB hard drive yesterday. I understand that you have to re-install Windows XP (that's what I have, anyway), but someone at Best Buy said you might have to purchase it again or get a new product key. Can anyone confirm this? I don't want to have to buy a new product key for however much it is if I don't have to.

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IF you do not have a full copy of Windows XP, then you need to buy it again. This is a good deal:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16837102151

If you do have a full copy, you may have to call Microsoft and get it reactivated. During the install, it will tell you if you need to do this. Just tell them that you are installing it on the SAME computer.
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If you have a full copy dont even worry about it. But if you payed for it by download you will have to get it again.
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Ok, thanks. Everything should go alright, then.
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