Upgrade from 98SE to XP more than once?

  Sapins 15:12 29 Mar 2006
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I have upgraded my main computer by buying an upgrade version of XP Home.

Is it allowable to upgrade a second computer using the same 98SE CD?

  john-232317 15:20 29 Mar 2006

The OS is only supposed to be on one PC at a time.

  ACOLYTE 15:26 29 Mar 2006

You could use the same 98cd to prove you have a full OS but you cannot install the same xp upgrade on two different pc's.You would need to buy another xp upgrade cd.

  Sapins 15:33 29 Mar 2006

We apologise for the temporary fault, the poster started typing before his brain was engaged.

I am going to buy another XP upgrade I just wanted to know if I can use the same 98SE CD to authenticate the 2nd. upgrade.

  ACOLYTE 15:37 29 Mar 2006

Yes,i have done it with both my son's and mine.
as long as you have 2 seperate upgrade cd's i cant see a problem.
You can upgrade without having 98 installed just run the upgrade cd and insert 98 cd when asked.

  Sapins 15:43 29 Mar 2006

Cheers dadyassa, I couldn't Bear to fork out for a full version, and ACOLYTE, thats what I wanted to know,

Regards,

Sapins.

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