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Old 10-16-2005, 09:33 PM   #1
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Default do i have to buy xp?

im gonna get a new computer so i need a OS, but i dont wanna go spend $200 on windows xp. i heard each windows xp cd comes with 3 serial numbers or seats, so is dat true?? one more questions, wuts the RAMDAC you see on video cards?

wow my brain is full of questions, its a matter of time when i get them answered
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Old 10-16-2005, 09:38 PM   #2
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3 serials? No. windows xp home on newegg....90 bucks, 1 serial.
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Old 10-16-2005, 09:39 PM   #3
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you can use the same serial 3 times for same pc after that you must renew the serial. It is only for restoring your comp
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You can go with Linux, that's free
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Old 10-16-2005, 10:20 PM   #5
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I hear good things about windows 3.1
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Old 10-16-2005, 10:21 PM   #6
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Old 10-16-2005, 10:47 PM   #7
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you can use the same serial 3 times for same pc after that you must renew the serial. It is only for restoring your comp
No it's 6. i think your allowed to use the same copy of XP on three HOME computers.
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You could get Windows 2000...and if you can find a way...Windows 98 can it it too
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