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Vista to XP Restoration disk?

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I just got my new dell laptop and it had vista on it. I hate Vista. I also have an old restoration disk from dell that has xp pro on it. I loaded XP pro from the resto disk over the vista last night and have no recieved a "30 days to register" prompt. Should I be worried? By that I mean, load all of my programs and then not have the key to enter and have all my hard work goto waste?
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Dell CDs have a volume licence key embedded on the CD. These don't need activating at all. Therefore you should not receive any prompts.
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