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Old 05-19-2006, 07:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, heres the setup. I own 4 household computers in which I want to run XP on all of them. I want to purchase Windows XP but not 3 extra times since I own all of the computers I am putting it on. Is this legal to install 1 copy of XP on 4 computers that I alone own? Is it possible to do with only 1 copy of XP? If not what can I do to save myself from spending ALOT of money buying 4 copies of XP?

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read the EULA

it states (not exact) you can have it on no more than two cpus

to be legit, you'll need to buy 2 copies, however this is VERY hard to enforce....

it really helps reading the Liscense Agreements... im one of those losers who actually read every single one when i install things. Its lke reading the constitution, you feel like you know what your rights are

My advice, buy 2 copies
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What kinda loser reads the EULA anyway???

J/J, anyway, thanks for the help tommyboy, I would have never sat down to read that thing. $280 sounds alot better than $560, since I DO like to keep things as legit as possible. Again, thanks for the help!

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yeah, well im that kind of loser

its my reading time, i need to speed up and get better... lol. its actually only like 4 pages... 1/2 is in some other language along with most of them

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put xandros on the other 3 (it comes with a million free apps too). I getting ready to ditch windows
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quick solution would be to make an image
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how legal though?

[eula]you are allowed 1 image to make as a back up[/eula]
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does he have one?

rather, can you get one very easily??
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sure if you buy one, search for it, download it

doubt he has one
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