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post #1 of 25
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Ok so im building my new rig....I didnt want to go buy windows, nor download it illegaly.

I got my friends windows xp restore cd from some company called "Everex"

But on the dvd it says Windows XP home edition.

Will this be able to install xp on my new pc?
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post #2 of 25
If its a restore cd I don't think that will install the full version on your pc....I might be wrong though.

If it does you will need the CD Key.....
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post #4 of 25
you could just run it to check
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post #5 of 25
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when i run it...nothing happens...i go into it and there is a folder like preload and stuff.
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post #6 of 25
Put the CD in the tray, restart your PC and select CD as first boot in bios.

Restart and see if it takes you to the XP installation process
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thing is...my rig isnt finished yet, would it be same to try this still?
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post #8 of 25
I used an older Dell copy of Home Edition on a budget build a few months back, and it worked. Give it a shot.
    
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post #9 of 25
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Ok i got "press R" for a system recovery
Some other one for boot from harddisk
and Q to quit.

Any of those ring anything?
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post #10 of 25
Looks like its only for recovery

There should be an option to to doa fresh install
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