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:) Hello to all of you from a new member here.
I need help! My Sony VAIO bought in 2007 started giving me a notice that the hard drive was going bye bye. This went on for a couple of weeks so I called SONY and because it was 3 months past warrenty they offered no help. I proceded to buy on Ebay a new hard drive and also a new keyboard because the C key quit working. All has been installed except the operating system. I ordered that from Sony ($20). Not to bad except the operating system they sent was Vista. The computer came with Windows XP Pro Which they said was not right for that computer however I explained to them that there was a tag on the back (their tag) which says Xp Pro. So they told me the xp pro discs were not availble!!! I have had an VAIO for about ten years and told them that but I might as well be talking to a door knob. No help!!!
So I went on line again now to find an xp pro system. I already have about $1700 in this computer and dont want to spend another $200.
What I need is a system for this computer and I'm a little confused as to which one to get. I dont think a Dell system will work on this computer?? Any help here would be appreciated very much.
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Does your computer have a sticker on the back that says : "Windows XP Professional Product Key" ?

If it does, then all you need is the CDs. You can borrow them from a friend that has them seeing as you do not need to buy a licence to activate your copy. It's legal to install Windows XP using someone elses CDs as long as you have your own product key to use and that product key matches the version on the CDs (XP Pro)
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