can i do this with xp pro ?

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by crunchinggod, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. crunchinggod

    crunchinggod MDL Novice

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    i have a genuine xp professional key - if i download xp pro [ torrent or from here ] - can i just enter this key ? :worthy:
     
  2. ricktendo64

    ricktendo64 MDL Expert

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    Depends what kinda key it is: retail, vlk, oem...

    Just make sure to dl the same XP edition as the serial
     
  3. crunchinggod

    crunchinggod MDL Novice

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    thnks it says
    windows xp proffessional -

    151-51-515-5151

    then
    HP

    does that mean it has to be a hp windows xp ?
     
  4. Alphawaves

    Alphawaves Super Moderator/Developer
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    #4 Alphawaves, Mar 18, 2011
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    If the key is a COA key (from the sticker on the side/bottom of your pc) it will work with a system builder (OEM) disk not a retail.

    Edit: Ricks got it ;)

    Also take look here VLK-and-OEMBIOS-changer...
     
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  5. watsonr93

    watsonr93 MDL Novice

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    when you have the xp professional key then you can download the xp pro just enter the key .COA key is work with building the system
     
  6. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    Unless its VLK or Retail.. Needs to be converted to OEM first.