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Installation of Win XP on a different PC - Windows Setup, Administration & Security

As long as that license is not installed on another computer and it is retail and not OEM, install on any computer you choose. Worst case is a 5 minute toll free call to Microsoft for Activation. -- Jupiter Jones [MVP] An easier way to read newsgroup messages: [url]http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/setup.asp[/url] Please respond to newsgroup only for everyone's benefit. "rafiki47" <rafiki47hotmail.com> wrote in message news:075e01c34f87$cac0fb50$a601280aphx.gbl... > I Bought a copy of Windows XP about a year ago.The > Motherboard in the PC that had WinXP installed died. I > built a new PC. How can i use that Windows XP in the ...

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    Default Re: Installation of Win XP on a different PC

    As long as that license is not installed on another computer and it is
    retail and not OEM, install on any computer you choose.
    Worst case is a 5 minute toll free call to Microsoft for Activation.

    --
    Jupiter Jones [MVP]
    An easier way to read newsgroup messages:
    [url]http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/setup.asp[/url]
    Please respond to newsgroup only for everyone's benefit.


    "rafiki47" <rafiki47hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:075e01c34f87$cac0fb50$a601280aphx.gbl...
    > I Bought a copy of Windows XP about a year ago.The
    > Motherboard in the PC that had WinXP installed died. I
    > built a new PC. How can i use that Windows XP in the new
    > computer?
    >
    >
    > THANKS!

    Jupiter Jones [MVP] Guest

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    Default Re: Installation of Win XP on a different PC

    What happens if it is OEM. It is no good?
    >-----Original Message-----
    >As long as that license is not installed on another
    computer and it is
    >retail and not OEM, install on any computer you choose.
    >Worst case is a 5 minute toll free call to Microsoft for
    Activation.
    >
    >--
    >Jupiter Jones [MVP]
    >An easier way to read newsgroup messages:
    >[url]http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/se[/url]
    tup.asp
    >Please respond to newsgroup only for everyone's benefit.
    >
    >
    >"rafiki47" <rafiki47hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >news:075e01c34f87$cac0fb50$a601280aphx.gbl...
    >> I Bought a copy of Windows XP about a year ago.The
    >> Motherboard in the PC that had WinXP installed died. I
    >> built a new PC. How can i use that Windows XP in the new
    >> computer?
    >>
    >>
    >> THANKS!
    >
    >
    >.
    >
    rafiki47 Guest

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    Default Re: Installation of Win XP on a different PC

    Normally OEM is permanently tied to the first computer installed and
    can never be transferred regardless the condition of the original
    computer.
    Read the EULA that came with your Windows XP.
    Another of the many reasons OEM is cheaper than retail.

    --
    Jupiter Jones [MVP]
    An easier way to read newsgroup messages:
    [url]http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/setup.asp[/url]
    Please respond to newsgroup only for everyone's benefit.


    "rafiki47" <rafiki47hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:000101c34faa$ccf2ba80$a501280aphx.gbl...
    > What happens if it is OEM. It is no good?
    >
    > >-----Original Message-----
    > >As long as that license is not installed on another
    > computer and it is
    > >retail and not OEM, install on any computer you choose.
    > >Worst case is a 5 minute toll free call to Microsoft for
    > Activation.
    > >
    > >--
    > >Jupiter Jones [MVP]
    > >An easier way to read newsgroup messages:
    > >[url]http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/newsgroups/se[/url]
    > tup.asp
    > >Please respond to newsgroup only for everyone's benefit.
    > >
    > >
    > >"rafiki47" <rafiki47hotmail.com> wrote in message
    > >news:075e01c34f87$cac0fb50$a601280aphx.gbl...
    > >> I Bought a copy of Windows XP about a year ago.The
    > >> Motherboard in the PC that had WinXP installed died. I
    > >> built a new PC. How can i use that Windows XP in the new
    > >> computer?
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> THANKS!
    > >
    > >
    > >.
    > >

    Jupiter Jones [MVP] Guest

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