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XP PRO OEM Version Is It Legit?

I followed the link to find it. by computerlegalexperts.com / February 13, 2009 9:59 AM PST In reply to: Help, I need to make my Windows XP system legit again Okay, now that you "busted", what are your Up until recently, I could get XP Pro OEM for about $140 (USD). But I still have some questions, and hoping that you guys can help me out...

Also, you could download a copy of Linux for free. Now the only way to get XP Pro OEM is with an assembled computer. I forgot about the whole OEM vs. The CPU has the Microsoft Product Key sticker on it but I was not given any software discs . . .

They run loud at full speed, but produce a surprisingly low pitch. We do not need support from Microsoft because we have techspot and google =) Besides, Microsoft is useless... If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

So doing conserves one's installed software and data files by over-writing only XP's own system files. There will be about at least 15 desktops / notebook that need to be reinstalled (not upgrade) with Windows XP Pro. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Open Menu Close Menu Apple Shopping Bag Apple Mac iPad iPhone Watch TV Music Support Search apple.com Shopping Bag : CommunitiesSign inPostBrowse In reply to Wayne Larmon • Jun 4, 2007 http://www.directdeals.com/item-E85-04793-OEM-INTL.aspx?zmam=?zmas=1?zmac=6?zmap=e85-00913Sky Reply Reply with quote Complain Ben C Davis • Senior Member • Posts: 1,555 Re: Where to get XP

The trick is to first put the SATA driver on a floppy (or a CDR, maybe?) before starting the install. Jun 4, 2007 I want to "downgrade" my Vista machine to XP Pro. Normally they do require an actual disc, but they will also make exceptions for those who were swindled with pre-installed versions.Read the FAQ here:http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/FAQ.aspx?displaylang=en#ID0ERIACIt has all the info about the program. Reply Reply with quote Complain RaptorUK • Veteran Member • Posts: 3,266 Re: International version vs.

The SATA driver is small enough to fit on a floppy. Cheers... It also suggsts that you are trying to use an installation disk that you had in your possession with the product key that came with the DELL computer when it was It installed fine but I haven't done validation yet (still juggling hardware.) Otherwise it acts like the US version of XP.

I contacted eBay, but the time to take action had elapsed; the vendor basically told me to go screw myself - there was nothing I could do.I did contact Microsoft with This website "http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/FAQ.aspx" will provide the information you need. Think about all of the time you've wasted, screwing around and monetize it. Canada: (800) 933-4750, Monday through Friday, 5:00 A.M.

That is unless you want to format the drive and do a clean install of everything. Resolving Win 7 updates problems4Re: Moving to Lightroom Top posters in this forum23malch10Glen Barrington10kelpdiver10CAcreeks10gs85739az8Austinian7henk057Russell Evans7tkbslc7rb03215wklee5tcg5505Kevin Coppalotti5Pictus5IanYorke4dwalby4Simon Garrett4Patco4DonA24Keenklicker www.dpreview.com Follow us Mobile site About About us Work for us Advertise with us Much better (for me) than Vista did. Since we did not purchase OEM CDs with original Hardware (original desktops are Dell with W2K or Win Home), would this be ok or?

Pacific Time. SUPERPWN (12 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMCore i5 4670KAsus z87-ProMSI GTX 1080 Aero32GB DDR3 Gskill RipjawsHard DriveOSMonitorMonitor4TB SeagateWindows 8 x64Overlord x270 OCHP ZR27MonitorKeyboardPowerAudioAsus PG279QG-Tune Topre Realforce800wYulong D100 DAC with US version In reply to Wayne Larmon • Jun 15, 2007 Wayne Larmon wrote:Wayne Larmon wrote: Sky Walker wrote: Does anybody have a US source for XP Pro OEM?http://www.directdeals.com/item-E85-04793-OEM-INTL.aspx?zmam=?zmas=1?zmac=6?zmap=e85-00913Thanks, but this Thank you =) Jun 15, 2005 #1 RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503 www.netsoftbiz.net is a fly-by-night outfit, that only registered its website on the 10th of June 2005, like last buying a MS copy for support is throwing your money away.buy the oem and 'be' your own oem.

In reply to Wayne Larmon • Jun 4, 2007 Wayne Larmon wrote:Does anybody have a US source for XP Pro OEM? I have Office S&T 2003, but would like to upgrade, inexpensively, of course) Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Gary you need to relax! The same goes for music and films as well, as long as you own it you are entitled to a backup. EDI (15 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMAMD Phenom II X4

then google around for stuff (or post here) and you'll get help.

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SP2B is the most recent update of XP that is available as an install disk. XP does not come with SATA drivers! Buy XP-Pro/SP2 retail-upgrade for $187.95 from Newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16837116200 As a business, you should not even consider anything less, unless you can buy in bulk direct from M$ Jun 15, 2005 All rights reserved.

Call Microsoft sales and buy a license over the telephone.I strongly recommend option 2. Pacific Time. It does not matter how the backup copy is obtained. After you read the FAQ's click on Validate and follow the steps.

The easiest way to get legal and get important Microsoft updates if to validate your copy online. to 7:00 P.M.