Home Forums Tech Helproom New HDD - Possible activation issues with WinXP? Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post New HDD - Possible activation issues with WinXP? Alan2 20:35 29 Jul 2003 Locked With the aid of Drive Image I am about to copy the contents of what may be a failing HDD to a new one.When I've altered the jumper setting to reverse the status of the drives and boot up the new one will I have problems with WinXP and OfficeXP which have been activated on the old C drive?Alan. powerless 20:38 29 Jul 2003 Only way to know is to try.But as its only one HW change do not worry.click here Alan2 20:54 29 Jul 2003 Rights guys - thanks for the responses, I've been reading the MS blurb referenced by Powerless and it confirms all your views that there'll be no problems. Right?I'll do it all tomorrow.Thanks again,Alan. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.