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Old 04-05-2006, 01:40 AM   #1
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My friend needs to reinstall windows, but she lost her xp CD; how can she create another install disk? Thanks
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she needs 2 buy it again, she cant create another xp cd
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Old 04-05-2006, 08:45 AM   #3
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Well, if she has the serial key then just tell her to borrow the cd from her friend. Thats not really illegal. Just lend her your xp cd, or tell her to ask around I'm sure one of her friends should have a xp cd.
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she has to have the cd key that came with the copy she purchased or it's totally illegal. if she has no cd key then she'll have to buy it again.
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Old 04-05-2006, 11:41 AM   #5
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I thought I heard about a way you could create another install disk
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Default Re: creating an xp reinstallation disk

You cannot just create one unfortunately. You'd have to borrow one off somebody, or download one from the Internet and use the legal Serial Key. The use of the software without license is the illegal thing, not the downloading.
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Wait! I need to find the thread. There is a program that you install and it tells you the cd key of your windows copy. Then you can just get another copy off a friend and install it, and use the cd key tht the program gave you.
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A quick Google search came up with this:

http://www.skaro.net/cd-keyreader/

Give it a try.
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Wouldn't the CD Key be on the Case?
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Yeah, it should be on the right panel, or the back.
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