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    Like the title says, got a question about clean installing Win XP. How many times and how often can you do it? Also can it be installed on more than one machine. Ive always upgraded but I'm going to have to buy the full version soon. Thanks in advance

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    In my experiences you can install it on more than one machine.


    But when i reinstalled XP on my rig it wouldent accept the product key so i had to use a different copy.
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    well I was planning on picking up an OEM copy and putting it on my machine and then using the same copy with the rig I just built for the folks.

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    I re-install about 12 times a year (I know, I know, its a lil over the top) and its worked every time. You can activate XP on one machine only and if you try to activate twice in 48 hours, you have to call MS.

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    aww, you kidding dude? no way to get past that?

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    I've never tried to get past it. There is more than likely an illegal way to do it but its not worth it as the punishments are big if your caught.

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    yea your right, and I dont have 250,000 or so bills to spare. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gareth Hale View Post
    I re-install about 12 times a year (I know, I know, its a lil over the top) and its worked every time. You can activate XP on one machine only and if you try to activate twice in 48 hours, you have to call MS.
    not that over the top, iv reformatted 5times in the last 2 months.granted it was due to varius problems and viruses but meh :P

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