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Genuine windows question

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by rvan, Feb 7, 2007.

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  1. rvan

    rvan Thread Starter

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    Hiya. I lost my xp cd for my computer a long time ago and have been using a different copy of windows that is not genuine. My dad got a genuine copy and I want to use it to reformat my computer. What will happen if I use the same copy on my computer that he's using on his? I dont want to screw up his window registration key so that his windows isn't genuine either, but I cant afford a genuine copy of windows.
     
  2. ozrom1e

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    Welcome to TSG....

    With all of these illegal versions of Windows it is not possible according to the forum rules to help you in this problem except to have you purchase a legal version of Windows XP Home or Pro.

    Here is a link to the rules

    Tech Support Guy Site Rules
    http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
     
  3. rvan

    rvan Thread Starter

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    No need to welcome me. If people can't answer questions here, it's useless to return.
     
  4. 1002richards

    1002richards Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Sorry, didn't realise.
     
  5. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Windows can only be installed on one computer

    you cannot use the same install key on multiple computers

    as the rules state this is now closed
     
  6. ~Candy~

    ~Candy~ Retired Administrator

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    The question WAS answered....and until you have a legal version of Windows, PLEASE, by ALL MEANS, DO NOT return ;)
     
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