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Trubadurix

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Hi!

My question is simple:

I recently bought a laptop, and with it I got winblows XP pro on a recovery disk

Is it at all possible to use this recovery disk on my stationary pc?
If yes, is it worth it? will all kinds of weird drivers that are intended for the laptop be installed along with windows?

Anyone know something about this? perhaps someone tried it?
I tried googling, but got little relevant results...

thanks

O.C.

Edited by Trubadurix, 27 October 2005 - 05:23 PM.

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gerryf

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It is illegal for you to do so, even if you can.

Technically, it is likely not possible since most recovery cds are coded specifically for the hardware. You are essentially replacing a windows installation--not installing Windows.

When Windows wakes up, it will not understand where it is and crash
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