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Lost My Win XP Disk


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peace25

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I lost my original win xp disc but still have the product key.
I was given a new computer and need to load win xp onto it - is there a way to burn xp from my original computer onto a cdrom so that I can install it onto my new machine?
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mpfeif101

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No, not legally. Borrow the disk from a friend.
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http://www.nu2.nu/bootcd/wxp/ follow this guide to create a legal XP CD, use the i386 folder from your C:\WINDOWS\i386.


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P.S. make sure you DO slipstream
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just a point, if the XP on the old computer came with that computer when you bought it, it is more likely to be OEM version of XP, and OEM version usually only works for the system that they were meant for and cannot be transfered to another different configuration
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didn't think of that, good point, thanks for pointing that out fleamailman. If not then, feel free to use the guide :whistling:


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Edited by -OCM770-, 11 November 2006 - 08:08 PM.

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