The above is stated in the item description of Windows XP on NewEgg. How does Windows prove that the OS was installed on a machine with new components? Is there a process that I have to go through to verify that my components were recently purchased?Disclaimer: Qualifying proof of purchase must be recent receipts showing the purchase of a mother board, hard drive, RAM and a CPU. The components can be on multiple receipts; not necessarily all on one receipt nor on the same receipt as the qualifying Windows XP/Office 2003 that you purchased.
The reason I ask is that I have a new unformatted SATA Hard Drive that I want to install an OEM copy of XP on, but I don't have a receipt or any proof of purchase.