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The Skeptic

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Hi.

I have a friend who has an ilegal XP Professional installed on his computer. Now he decided to buy a new copy of XP home edition and to install it in place of the ilegal windows.

Does he need to format his HD for this installation or can he install the home edition over the Professional, register and activate it and become a good guy?

Thanks
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Guest_Tony_*

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Yes he would need to re format his computer, this would be done when you do a CLEAN install.

As i tell everyone, its better to be safe then sorry, and better to use legal software then pirated.

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