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old momma

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Have 4 computers, all have window XP Pro on them. My original window XP disc
that came with one of the computers does not work anymore. Is there a way I can
make a copy off of this computer I am using now, so I can fix my other computer?
If so, can you please tell me how to do it, I have tried to do a back disc of Windows using Nero, but that did not work. Also I have never crashed a computer on purpose and I need to, can anyone tell me how to do that. Thank You.
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Howdy:

No there isn't and even if there was we would NOT be allowed to help you as that would be helping you pirate software..

Read the XP EULA.. One installation per system.. Thus, 4 systems, FOUR different licenses are required!!!

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Thank you for your answer, I do not want to do anything to get into trouble, I guess I will just have to buy another software, can you tell me how to crash my
computer? Murray, when I bought the computers 3 of them already have the xp on them, I do not have a license on them, should I uninstall the xp programs? I am to old to go to jail now, never been there and do not want to go. Thanks, Brenda

Edited by old momma, 30 July 2005 - 10:18 PM.

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Thank you for your answer, I do not want to do anything to get into trouble, I guess I will just have to buy another software,  can you tell me how to crash my
computer?                        Murray, when I bought the computers 3 of them already have the xp on them, I do not have a license on them, should I uninstall the xp programs?  I am to old to go to jail now, never been there and do not want to go. Thanks, Brenda

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I don't think jail will be a problem.. If you still have the sales receipts for the systems, you can always go to Microsoft.. In some cases they are giving away free copies when someone turns in a software pirate !!

It isn't the cd's that make it legal, it's the COA - Certificate of Authentication (License) that makes them legal.. You can have one XP cd but just as long as you have a different legal license per system, you can use that single XP cd to install the os on every system!!

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We can close this topic, got a new windows cd disk to replace the old one.
Thanks alot guys.
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