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How Many Computers Can Use A Windows Xp Cd?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by miksanity, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. miksanity

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    Hey guys, im building a computer for my mom (novice) and i want to re-use my windows xp cd. will it work? Can 2 computers use the same cd and work properly?
     
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    If you're asking "can you" realistically, then yes.

    If you're asking "can you" ethically, then no.
     
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    Haha spankenstien, you philosophical fiend...so thats a yes? That's a yes, and i dont have to help bill gates grow rishha$$$?
     
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    The simple answer is YES. It is possible, just not moral. Also, it depends on what type of windows it is.
     
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    the old XP sp2
     
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    I've had XP (MCE) of 3 computers at my house. Had to make one phone call to MS when I had a "authentication error" during my last install, but otherwise smooth sailing.
     
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    alright, thanks guys. i was wondering if there would be a prob, but i guess the authorization comes after around the 3rd use of what ive read '
     
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