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Old 08-14-2007, 08:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all I just want to say that you guys on this forum are great first of all. I try and do my own research before I post a thread but Im not having much luck w/ a definitive answer on this one. I recently upgraded my ibm thinkpad and am currently awaiting my new 1gb ram and a recovery cd from ibm to reinstall winxp as I had been running win2k pro. Now heres the rub ...The thinkpad originally came w/ winxp installed and I have the COA sticker and product key on the back Im not sure why my brother installed win2k pro on the new hd but he did and thats what I have been using so am I going to have a problem when I use the winxp recovery cd to reinstall xp onto this hd? Thanks for any input.

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Old 08-14-2007, 11:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no just use powermax 4 to wipe your drive clean first
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