Need guidance

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by shashikumar bhat, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. shashikumar bhat

    shashikumar bhat MDL Junior Member

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    I have gone through many posts in this matter and the more I learn more is my confusion. Hence I request some guidance from you good people.
    I want to install XP Pro Sp3 in my new harddisk. I have downloaded 2 versions. Eng.OEM and VL. I also downloaded Antiwat 3.5.1. I also have the key. All thanks to MDL. But going through the recent posts I understand that there is a little bit of hesitancy in using Antiwat.
    My first query is which one should I install? OEM or VL? Second query is how do I make my installation genuine? I do not want to use Oembios Changer. If I have to use Antiwat, do I have to except it in my avs when I install the avs?
    Please advise.
    Thanks.":confused:"
     
  2. x86

    x86 MDL Addicted

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    #2 x86, Sep 10, 2011
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2011
    Please see posts by urie & 911medic ;)

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    Personally, I d use what urie suggested, but if you insist on using AntiWAT - yes - it's always a good idea to disable / add exception in your security software before using such tools. Otherwise it could always interfere and have you running into unnecessary problems http://forums.mydigitallife.net/vb4_style/smilies_default/frown.gif
     
  3. shashikumar bhat

    shashikumar bhat MDL Junior Member

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    Thanks. I have read posts by Urie and 911. But I don't want to modify my motherboard because I have another hard disk with win7 running. Now I am scared to use Antiwat. Best, I think I will forget about Xp and install 7 on the disk. No stress-right?
    Thanks again for your valuable inputs.
     
  4. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    The slp string has NOTHING to do with Windows 7..that has also been made clear.
     
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