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Old 05-03-2004, 02:17 PM   #1
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Ok, I am going to upgrade two of my computers to xp. Do i need to buy an xp package for each computer, or can I just legally use one package to upgrade both of them?
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You would have to purchase two extra copies. They woulnd't let you do Volume Licencing for 3 Computers even if you wanted to do that. Maybe you could find somebody with an unlicenced version of XP? Try the Friday Ad?
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Old 05-04-2004, 12:24 AM   #3
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Ive tried installing one copy of windows xp on two coms and it worked. But after that u r not going to be able to activate any one of them anymore.
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Windows XP will deactivate in 31 Days if you don't register. Iamroot may have been lucky but eitherway its not worth trying; after 31 days you can get up a lot of stuff you don't want to loose.
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Old 05-06-2004, 01:35 AM   #5
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PErhaps i was lucky. Anyway when is SP2 comin out?
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http://www.computerforums.org/showth...61&goto=postid

The Beta is out now - only 260MB (20 minutes left until I have it! )

EDIT: I thought you throught Good riddance to Microsoft?
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Old 05-07-2004, 08:59 AM   #7
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Im just curious to what Microsoft is up to now since they r allowing pirated users of Microsoft to down load SP2 as well.
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It doesn't matter with SP2 really; only 2 years for Longhorn at which point Pirate Copies will finally be a thing of the past. And Pirates have been able to download updates forever anyway.
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Old 05-07-2004, 11:35 PM   #9
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So they're just trying to appear kind and concerned abt public safety on the net then.
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Yeah, they are! SP2 is mainly the new Windows Security Centre.
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