windows xp oem

  Newuser1795 17:34 23 May 2004
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I have a 2nd user pc runnung windows 98 (no cd)
1ghz pentium 3 512ram. would I be able to install windows XP oem version or would I have to buy a full copy?

  AndySD 17:38 23 May 2004

Strictky speaking you would also need to buy a new piece of hardware and install it on the pc to use the oem version. But it should load no problem.

  Djohn 17:49 23 May 2004

As AndySD says [Hello Andy ;o)] The OEM version is exactly the same as the retail version but should be sold with hardware only. A cheap mouse will come under this requirement and most shops will supply the disk without the hardware.

  Newuser1795 17:56 23 May 2004

Thanks for your help

  spuds 18:26 23 May 2004

If you need the XP disk, try eBuyer click here and in search use codes 50264 [Home] or 52362 [Pro]. Both have SP1 included.No other hardware required.

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