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Old 07-10-2004, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default changing mb and reinstalling xp

I am upgrading my "quirky" ecsk7s5a mb and gforce 2 mx 400 with a gigabyte ga-7n400el mb and a gigabyte 9600pro vid card, I know I am going to have to do a fresh install of windows but will I have to call them or will I still be able to activate over the internet. I installed windows on this machine almost a year ago and have not done a hardware change in 6 months or so. Is this going to be a big deal with microsoft or are they reasonable to deal with. I am using the same processor and ram and hard drives will be the same. Thanks for any advice

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Old 07-10-2004, 07:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There will be no problem. Windows XP usually lets you reload at least twice on a single number. If you have any problems with it give them a call, explain the situation and they should give you a new number. You shouldn't have to though.
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