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Old 10-15-2006, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have built a PC and I have a copy of XP on my old HD. I still have the CD key sticker on my old PC but i cant find the disc.

So is it possible to make an install disc from another PC with XP and then install it on my PC using my old key.


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Old 10-15-2006, 03:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No. You are not supposed to use XP like that. Having a new PC like that negates the EULA since it is a new PC.

Technically you have to buy a new version of XP.

But you can do it. But you cant do it the way you want to. There is no way to make a bootable install disc from a XP already isntalled on a PC.

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Unless you got it from Dell, or IBM, etc you can
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