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#1 Megaman1


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Posted 28 December 2009 - 12:51 AM


Can my Windows XP Pro OEM Version CD be installed on any Computer which has a Windows XP Pro OEM COA sticker on its side?

And is this 100% Legal if I use the other persons COA sticker to install my XP CD onto their Computer?


Edited by Megaman1, 28 December 2009 - 12:54 AM.

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Posted 28 December 2009 - 01:07 AM


As long as the Access Code is Legal, Any Legal Copy of Windows for that Version can be used to reinstall Windows.

If it has a Sticker it means that Windows for that Sticker has already been installed, so you are doing a reinstall, not a Fresh, Virgin install.

If they have changed Hardware dramatically they may need to seek Help from M$oft during activation of the Access Number, not through using the Disk.


Edited by Abacus 7, 28 December 2009 - 01:15 AM.

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