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Does the I386 folder on an OEM Windows XP install


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sithpigeon

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I want to make a backup Windows XP install cd and I have the correct I386 folder on a computer that has an HP OEM installation of XP. If I burn a cd using the files from this folder will I get an OEM installation cd for HP or will it be a normal xp install?
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Im gonna have to say the OEM version, but why are you making a backup?

If you have the Original CD, why dont you just make a copy of it?

Making the CD yourself will be hard as Im almost positive you will not have all of the files required...

I dont want to sound rude or anything, but its the truth...

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sorry I meant it didn't come with a cd, the manufacturer just installed it then the cd files on the disk
thnx
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Its okay.

But yeah I think you'll get the OEM Version, but you must have to copy over all essential files.

Oh and one more thing, thanks for making this my 100 POST!!!

WOOOOTT!
But yeah thanks :)
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There may be a specific procedure for making a recovery disk. If you go to the HP website for your model you can learn what the methods are for restoring your computer.
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