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Is this a clean install???

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Hey guys...i recently bought this for my cuz...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116059

he have W2K currently running on his pc...when install this xp to the w2k drive...it says it was not part of the "upgarde path"...but it did install on his back-up drive that does not have os...so is this xp consider as an clean install xp?? in other words...can i install this xp on a fresh, new, unformatted drive???
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You have to reformat your hard drive first, only then is it a real clean install.
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Yes, that XP is good for any computer you want to use it on.
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You can only install it onto 2 seperate computers before you have to ring up Microsoft and blag them off.
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