Use XP on Secondary Computer

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  1. Jimmy10to2

    Jimmy10to2 New Member

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    Quick and probably stupid question. My dad bought Windows XP Home (retail) when it first came out many years ago. The CD doesn't even have SP2 on it, and if I remember correctly, it might not even have SP1. Either way, I'm wondering if I can install XP using his CD on my computer without running into all sorts of activation problems. The CD has only been used to install XP on the same computer twice over the last 5+ years.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    As long as it's not installed on the other computer still, you're fine.
     
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    sams0n $ OT Supporter

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    you just have to call the 800 number and tell them that you upgraded your old computer and had to reinstall. ive used my dell xp install cd for like 6 different computers.
     

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