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Old 06-09-2006, 08:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question reinstalling XP

Hi i have two old hard drives that i want to replace. i currentlt have XP home installed and now i want to get rid of both of them and put XP on a new HD. can I do that or will microsoft say "sorry, this is a form of piracy"?


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you could use Norton Ghost and copy the stuff to the new HD

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Old 06-09-2006, 10:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Talldude's idea would certainly work.

Another option is to go ahead and reinstall Windows on the the HDD as per normal. You get a certain amount of installs you can do before MS says that you may be using a pirated copy. However, this is quickly remedied with a call to MS

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Of course, nobody likes Norton these days, but i dont think there a better copying utility.
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