Can I use win XP pro upgrade disk twice?

  Baslla321 07:27 24 Oct 04

I used my windows XP pro to upgrade from XP Home. Now, I decided to cause some trouble to myself by trying to upgrade my Windows 98 . Can I still use this upgrade disk? I believe that a long time ago, I read that you can only use the disk once but I am not sure.

  Derek 07:58 24 Oct 04

Yes I've done it on my second older PC. I had to register it over the net and it was accepted automatically but,my second PC has an identical set up. That is to say, the same motherboard, same software, same memory but slightly less.
You should be aware that the pricipal of registration is to stop pirating and as far as I am aware, my set up does pass muster. Apart from that I certainly would NOT entertain passing the PC on to another person with the operating system loaded.
If you are in a position to do a bit of pirating then don't do it.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7…