Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: upgrading mb or cpu, what about xp?

  1. #1
    Maximum Bitrate sporty_drew's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    662

    upgrading mb or cpu, what about xp?

    When you upgrade you motherboard or cpu for your carputer and you have xp on it do you have to buy a new xp or can you just install the same one on the new motherboard or with the new cpu as long as your not using it on the old one? Thanks, Drew
    1998 Camaro Worklog Starting over, New setup for 2010

  2. #2
    Low Bitrate perpetualjon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    74
    You are correct sir. You will not need to buy a new install of XP. If you have any problems with activation after installing, just give Microsoft a ring on the toll-free number that will be offered upon an unsuccessful activation. You will be give a bunch of numbers (your installation ID) to give to some dude in India that will then read back another bunch of numbers and there you go. You will probably be asked a question like "...and how many computers is this license of XP installed on?" The answer is always, "Just one." Good luck!

Similar Threads

  1. Another crazy mod: RAM booting XP (no, not EWF)
    By SFiorito in forum WinNT Based
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 01-18-2007, 07:39 PM
  2. XP install hold on install because of space
    By sammie1303 in forum WinNT Based
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-16-2006, 11:09 AM
  3. Mb Quart Speakers
    By StereoMan in forum Car Audio
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-11-2006, 09:29 PM
  4. Can I upgrade XP home to prefoessional?
    By Skipjacks in forum Software & Software Development
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-30-2005, 08:06 AM
  5. gps, micro atx mb, cpu, lcd controller. & more for sale.
    By shaonuff in forum Classified Archive
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-21-2002, 05:46 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •