Activating XP after June dealine

  sputnick 12:38 05 Jun 08
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If I need to reinstall XP on a new hard drive I expect to have to phone Microsoft to re-activate as I did last time as it thinks I`ve installed more that one copy.
Will I still be able to get new codes after the end of XP support.

  Clapton is God 12:43 05 Jun 08

XP support is not ending in June.

It MAY be that PC manufacturers will not be able to sell it with new PCs - but MS keep moving the goalposts.

  cocteau48 12:55 05 Jun 08
  woodchip 13:00 05 Jun 08

Your best bet if its OEM xp is get Acronis True Image and create a Image of the Drive or Partition that as XP on it you can then load this as many times as you like without activation, if it goes on the same computer. You can also load the Image on a New Drive without load XP or Software its all done in one go

  sputnick 13:17 05 Jun 08

Thanks for that

  Rob_08 13:23 05 Jun 08

Spot on mate.

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