Confused about XP licence key

  sneakerman 18:45 13 Jan 2008
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I have windows XP on my desktop, I believe the Oem edition and I would like to put it onto my laptop as well (which is currently running XP Home)

I realise this is 'risky' but I have bought an "xp professional coa key licence" for a reasonable price off Ebay - When I get it how can I tell if it is legitimate without going through the whole process of installing it?

Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:36 13 Jan 2008

have bought an "xp professional coa key licence"

did you get a genuine XP Pro CD with it, if not then you have been done, the licenses are not sold seperately.

You cannot use a XP pro number with Home.

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