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Foxxed

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Okay So i KNOW M$ has stopped covering the XP OS :)

And my Question is:

I want to upgrade my OS to a Media Center Edition Or Linux

The only reason for the MCE is simple I can do everything with my 360 then(MCE-browser)
BUT i dont think my 1.1Ghz CPU + 1.2Gb ram can Handle Vista MCE
And i cant buy XP MCE *legally*

So i propose a question :)

If i was to find an OEM copy of XP MCE Would i be in big trouble with M$ if i was to use it?

Either Via OEM/M$ CD or Copy with Serial (NO KeyGen or Cracks)

I know i know The Transfer of Copyrighted Files Via Sharing site is illegal.

But what about an actual CD
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If i was to find an OEM copy of XP MCE Would i be in big trouble with M$ if i was to use it?

Yes you would. All single licenses regardless of the OS are licensed to a machine, not a person.

The Windows Eula can be confusing to understand. This site gives a clear explanation of the transferring of Vista and XP OS's
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You would be better off getting a new computer, or going with Linux than to try to use MCE XP or Vista.

I think your computer can handle Vista MCE, but it will not run smoothly and you won't be able to use many visual effects.
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