Cheap XP discs

  setecio 07:45 30 Jun 07

Can cheap XP discs be bought anywhere? The purpose is to have a set of XP discs (home,pro,SP1,SP2,OEM etc) that will allow me to wipe a hard drive and reinstall the legitimate XP that was originally on the computer as I would take a note of the key beforehand. It is for reinstalling XP when no discs came with the computer and I would like to have a set that covers all possibilities.

Am I correct in thinking that the Vista DVD is a one for all DVD that will allow reinstall on any computer instead of the silly XP system where you have to have the correct CD?


  User-1159794 08:00 30 Jun 07
  kjrider 12:19 30 Jun 07

See if you can 'borrow' the discs from a friend. As you have your own COA it should be ok.

if not, try your local car boot sales. You might lucky.

  Fingees 13:49 30 Jun 07

When you come to using the SP disks, you will only need SP2, as SP1 is included in its programming.

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