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AMDuser833

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I built a custom PC and i bought windows. I have been having some serious software problems lately and i want to know before i wipe my hard drive can i reinstall windows with the same product key and do i have to reregister?
 
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You can and should reinstall windows with the same COA key.

You will have to reactivate, but unless you have made major changes to your hardware, it will just happen as if did the first time.

Installing SP2 immediately following a clean installation seems to cause much fewer problems.

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