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snowbal, Mar 9, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 9 Views: 238 flavallee Mar 14, 2017 at 10:51 AM Windows XP in 2017.... Birdman1951 replied Mar 17, 2017 at 5:28 PM Window capability? When you add SP2, it sure ain't the same disc that came with the COA Old Rich, Dec 19, 2005 #10 win2kpro Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 11,670 At times Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. have a peek at these guys

The problem I am facing now is that I have a product key and a Certificate of Authenticity. never used it, but may sometime just to see what all it does . . Be VERY CAREFUL about buying any NFR or NFD disks. http://www.powerstartpc.com/scripts/details.asp?PRDCODE=SW-WINXP-kit&REFID=pricewatch Alex Ethridge, Dec 18, 2005 #1 Sponsor Dan O Joined: Feb 13, 1999 Messages: 8,974 Windows XP Home lists for $99, but you can purchase it for $94.99

As for the COA and product key being attached to the disk, it isn't attached to the disk; it is attached to the computer and that COA will work with tens Your cache administrator is webmaster. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Please try the request again.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Generated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMT by s_hp102 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.6/ Connection They are selling an OPK Disk (OEM Preinstallation Kit). Legally, you can only use the COA and Product Key that you have with the original disk to which it was attached.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Also, what is this and will it help me? win2kpro, Dec 18, 2005 #6 Alex Ethridge Thread Starter Joined: Apr 10, 2000 Messages: 8,799 I don't know what NFR or NFD is; but, I don't think it is what I http://winassist.org/thread/1875977/Installation-of-Windows-XP-Home.php Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

Here is a link for the previous systems that are upgradeable to XP Home or XP Pro. Alex Ethridge, Dec 19, 2005 #9 Old Rich Joined: Jan 17, 2003 Messages: 10,254 If you think about it, is what Alex wants to do any different than using a slipstream Anyone know where I can find one for about $10? No, create an account now.

Please try the request again. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. I used to see them advertised for bout $10. I'll just sit tight with this thing on the shelf until I find someone with an OEM copy of XP Home.

Alex Ethridge, Dec 18, 2005 #7 win2kpro Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 11,670 Alex, sorry I can't help you but what you are asking for is illegal. More about the author Generated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMT by s_hp102 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.10/ Connection Generated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMT by s_hp102 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.7/ Connection The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Chances are you will not be able to activate them. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Advertisement Alex Ethridge Thread Starter Joined: Apr 10, 2000 Messages: 8,799 I have a locally-built system here with COA and product key. check my blog If that is illegal, then the law is an a$$.

win2kpro, Dec 19, 2005 #8 Alex Ethridge Thread Starter Joined: Apr 10, 2000 Messages: 8,799 I will agree it may be illegal; but, it isn't morally wrong to use an OS ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.5/ Connection to 0.0.0.5 failed. As Rich correctly stated all that disk does it let builders customize the installation.

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Advertisement Recent Posts error message on phone happycathy replied Mar 17, 2017 at 6:11 PM Windows 10 Networking Problem Cookiegal replied Mar 17, 2017 at 5:52 PM New PC wont show This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Please try the request again. it lets a OEM builder customise the installation . .

Please try the request again. Previously, Microsoft was only targeting companies for selling the illegal products but the sale of NFD products has grown so much Microsoft is now prosecuting individuals for these sales. In other words, I have a license but no way to install the OS. http://simplecoverage.org/what-is/what-is-this-c-windows-system32-nl-nl.php Dan O, Dec 18, 2005 #2 Old Rich Joined: Jan 17, 2003 Messages: 10,254 I have never bought the Pre-Installtion disc,but it comes with the packages of multiple OEM discs .

I only mentioned NFR and NFD since some of these disks have been popping up on online auction sites at a cheap price. When I get a new OEM copy of XP Pro, I always use the new product key and never even unwrap the disk. What I am looking for is simply an OEM disk without a product key. Generated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMT by s_hp102 (squid/3.5.23)

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? If this is illegal, then this is one case in which the law clearly goes much too far in that it deprives a licensed user of the license for which he Your cache administrator is webmaster. In the last email I got from Microsoft was a link to a list of the individuals who are now being prosecuted for selling NFD systems.

Please try the request again. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Alex would need a previous OS disk to use the upgrade. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

When I do, I'll copy that disk and load the OS with the legal product key provided on the legal COA and even the software police wouldn't be able to tell Generated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:24:00 GMT by s_hp102 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.8/ Connection