Are serial numbers affected by hardware?

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by El_Heffe, Jan 1, 2008.

  1. El_Heffe

    El_Heffe MDL Member

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    The company I work for bought new computers with Windows XP and they are all using the same Volume License Key. The serial number shows up as xxxxx-640-xxxxx-xxxxx but when I installed XP on a computer at home and used the same VLK, my serial number shows up as xxxxx-648-xxxxx-xxxxx.

    I don't really care -- it passes WGA since Its a legitimate VLK. I just thought it was weird.