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Moving XP to new XP install

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by smartcard, Dec 21, 2011.

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  1. smartcard

    smartcard Thread Starter

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    I have in home my PC Windows XP Pro 64 bit which is the OEM version of the XP. Now I got another PC in the Office where I need to use the office provided XP Pro 64 bit Volume License version.

    Is there a way to migrate? or I want to copy all my home PC's data that includes the Applications installed to my Office PC.

    How to do/
     
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    You might be able to do that ... With an Image ..
    BUT .. You'll need a new M$ Product Key licensed to the new Computer .. And change the Product key of the install.
    And finding the correct drivers might be a problem.
     
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    Since source OS is OEM, after copying will VLM key will work?
     
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    NO .. The OEM OS key is only licensed to the computer it was originally installed in and cannot be moved.
    The Office VLM key should work.
     
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