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Dell disks


Ian in Northampton

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I have been given a Dell operating system disk that has never been installed. Will it install on a non-Dell machine?

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onthelimit1

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If it is the full system and not a restore, and you have the COA number, there should be no problem (but with microsoft you never know!).

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Ian in Northampton

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Thanks otl. The COA could be an issue... I had heard that manufacturer-specific operating systems don't require a COA, which seems strange but...

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onthelimit1

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No, Dell ones certainly have a OEM COA on their cases.

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