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Hi, I have a simple yes or no question.

I have 2 HDDs on my computer and one is having problems with windows and I wanted to install windows XP on that HDD.

Can I use the same CD Key from my first HDD on my second HDD?

ie. 1 windows CD & 1 windows CD-Key installed on 2 seperate HDDs on the same computer.

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legally you must only have one copy of xp installed at any one time.
Technically you could do what you suggest, no problem. Just be sure to remove whichever xp install doesn't work.
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Microsoft wants you to have only 1 copy of XP installed per COA.

As with the above answer, make sure it's uninstalled on the first. Also, it may have problems activating once inside the desktop. You may need to make a phonecall to Microsoft and explain :)
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