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#1 Darren De Wilde

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 06:28 PM

Hi there,

Does anyone know how many times a user can activate a retail copy of xp pro after clean formatting or is there no limitation on condition that it is installed on the same computer?

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#2 TheTerrorist_75

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 06:50 PM

I haven't ran into any limitations with a retail version, yet. The most that can happen is you will have to call in to reactivate. I've changed motherboards with a OEM version and called. They just gave me a new activation code with no hassle. Of course I didn't offer that information. I just told them there was a software issue and I had to do a fresh install.
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 06:50 PM

If you install Windows XP on the same computer by using the same Product Key, the number of activations is not limited.

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