One last question

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Caligo

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#1
Ok, one last question. If I upgrade my motherboard, processor, adn RAM will I have to go through any hassles with XP product activation? I don't plan on reformatting and reinstalling. Thanks.

~GC
 
#2
My guess is yep. And I'm going to make a prediction: "You will have endless problems until you do a clean installation."

A motherboard swap is THE largest upgrade you could do. Go into device manager and see how many drivers are dedicated just to it - you'll get to mess around getting all those right again - good luck!
 
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Caligo

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ok, fine. I would have probably ended up doing the reinstall anyway. They aren't going to make me buy another license for XP Pro are they?


~GC
 
#4
No, but you may need to call the Microsoft support line to get a new activation code. My bet is that is what you'll have to do.
 

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