Help, new hard drive XP Key Transfer

  dave726587 06:48 30 Oct 2008

Hi my computer came with Windows XP Home SP2 installed, fully genuine and recently i bought a new hard drive because the original failed, and since my computer didnt come with its own Windows XP CD i was wondering if i could use my friends Windows XP Home sp2 OEM cd and put the cd key from the coa on the side of my computer into it. Will this work? Would i be able to activate it?


  birdface 07:21 30 Oct 2008

It should work but you may have to Phone Microsoft if it rejects it, And explain about the new harddrive.

  dave726587 17:37 30 Oct 2008

hm anymore people wanna give me advice? :S

  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:50 30 Oct 2008

Yes, it will work. You will have to activate the copy over the telephone line but it only takes 5 mins or so and you speak to a machine, not a human.


  dave726587 18:07 30 Oct 2008

hey gandalf, cant i just do it through the internet?


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