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Old 01-03-2008, 05:41 PM   #1
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Default Reformatting w/o reactivating?

I have a custom built computer that i want to reformat. Is there a way that i can reformat without having to reactivate windows xp?

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Default Re: Reformatting w/o reactivating?

Do you have a recovery partition? you will have to activate after 30days but you don't have to register, the one thing you do need is the CD KEY
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Default Re: Reformatting w/o reactivating?

i only have one partition, which is the xp.
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Default Re: Reformatting w/o reactivating?

Here is a link for you from about.com. It tells you how to do it without reactivating.

http://netsecurity.about.com/od/wind...twinxp0829.htm
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Excellent. Has anyone tried that process and was successful?
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