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Reactivation of Microsoft OS

by The ancient one / December 13, 2012 7:14 AM PST

I know that if you have a retail version of a Microsoft OS that you are allowed up to 5 reactivations if you should need to because of rebuilds on your computer. I have a retail version of XP that was used on a computer that no longer exits. I tore it apart kept some parts and trashed the rest. Can I use this software in another computer that has a different motherboard, etc?

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Actually can go beyond 5 with ease.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 8:05 AM PST

It's a non-issue with the retail version. Go right ahead.

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by The ancient one / December 13, 2012 9:18 AM PST

This will help me considerably

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