Any OEM XP Pro CD you can borrow the use of could be used to do the re-install, providing it is a generic installation CD not a specific manufacturer's recovery CD, Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. About a year ago I wanted to re-install the OS. Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-re-install-question.html
Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Platypus Platypus Moderator 8,795 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Australia Local time:01:01 AM Posted 21 January 2012 I want a clean re-install as if it had never been installed before. Thanks. Top 5 things that never get done:1.
It would not let me proceed beyond that. Now, I want to do a clean re-install of XP Pro. Edited by Platypus, 21 January 2012 - 06:29 AM. Top 5 things that never get done:1.
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XP Pro install/re-install question Started by deltacoolguy , Jan 21 2012 03:33 AM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 deltacoolguy deltacoolguy Members 112 posts OFFLINE How should I go about this? Retail Windows won't accept the OEM key as valid, so that's probably what is causing the problem. The laptop is HP OEM, and the disc is (I presume) genuine MS XP Pro as it was purchased/installed when I had the desktop originally custom built by a local shop.
Several functions may not work. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-firewall-question.html What I got was what seems like a partial re-install. It has never been right since, so I put it on a shelf and used my other laptop. Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content
It did not come with an OS disc, but did come with the ability to re-install from the hard-drive. The laptop and the disc from the desktop are both XP Pro, but I cannot say if they are exactly alike, and since I no longer have the product key for It does not have the COA sticker, but I thought I could use that disc for a clean install and just input the correct (read: legal) codes when prompted. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-oem-licence-question.html As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged
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