XP reactivation. Any ideas

  johno 23:17 18 Oct 2003

I am about to upgrade my PC & put a new motherboard & hard drive in. The old hard drive I am going to use as another back up & put XP etc onto the new drive. Does anyone have a clue how to reactivate XP as I presume Microsoft will not allow it to be used twice.

  VoG II 23:19 18 Oct 2003

Yes, MS will allow it. You will be given a number to call.

  powerless 23:20 18 Oct 2003

When you reinstall XP it will detect the new hardware...

When you activate it, you'll either get a "Congradulations" or you'll have to phone MS up.

  johno 23:21 18 Oct 2003

Thanks for this. So just load it on as before, take note of the No & call them.

  VoG II 23:23 18 Oct 2003

As long as it is a pukka CD and you have the CD key you should have no problems as long as you have a telephone.

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