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I have a P4 based system that had XP Home SP1 upgrade installed. I recently developed a problem with not being able to connect to the web and all efforts to solve the problem have failed. There do not appear to be any hardware problems. I did a repair installation of XP SP1 but it will not complete the installation of SP2. I am tempted to just buy a new version of XP SP2 but am confused as to what exactly would be the best thing to purchase. Should I be looking at a full Retail version or an OEM version? Can I do a repair installation from a full retail version or only an OEM? What are the pros and cons of each type?
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The only real differences is that OEM does NOT have any support from Microsoft. That is why they will tell you to call the OEM manufacturer of the computer for help. Also OEM Windows can be altered to add software from the company making the computer. The Retail version does not let you alter things quite as easy. When i make recovery CD's for computers i sell, i always use the OEM version because i don't have any problems making the recovery CD.

Other than that they are exactly the same.

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